Finding Your Roots
Our American Storytellers
Season 2 Episode 3 | 53m 1s
Three iconic American storytellers have spent their lives chronicling the lives of others, while knowing almost nothing about their own family history. Ken Burns confronts the reality of his southern ancestors’ role in the Civil War, including Confederate soldiers held captive and a slave-owning Virginian. Anderson Cooper, scion of one of America’s most storied families.
Aired: 10/07/14 | Expired: 12/31/69 |
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