Finding Your Roots
Nathan Lane’s Grandfather Died in a Workhouse
Clip: Season 8 Episode 8 | 51s
Nathan Lane gets the disturbing news that his great-great-grandfather died while living in a workhouse, an arcane system of labor in the UK that was basically a factory that exchanged dorms and food for hard labor. You literally lived at work.
Aired: 02/22/22 |
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Finding Your Roots: Season Nine
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