Finding Your Roots
Fighting for Change in America
Clip: Season 1 Episode 2 | 2m 18s
John Lewis recounts his first meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his early days in the monumental Civil Rights Movement, and how that political activism ultimately led to his current political career as a U.S. Congressman.
Aired: 03/24/12 |
Clip: S1 Ep2 | 3m 29s
Clip: S1 Ep2 | 2m 42s
Clip: S1 Ep2 | 4m 16s
Finding Your Roots: Season Eight
A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.Read More
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