April 20, 2012
On Finding Your Roots, Robert Downey Jr. learns that a relative fought for America's independence.
March 24, 2012
Watch our video to see how Mayor Cory Booker and Rep. John Lewis answered that question.
by Akoto Ofori-Atta onMarch 23, 2012
At a screening for PBS's Finding Your Roots, the mayor shares his feeling about the big reveal.
March 22, 2012
At a screening, series host Henry Louis Gates Jr. explains how he became obsessed tracing DNA.
March 21, 2012
At a screening, series host Henry Louis Gates Jr. explains how he became obsessed with genealogy.
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