Oprah's Roots: An African American Lives Special

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When AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES premiered on PBS in February 2006, audiences and critics nationwide were especially drawn to the powerfully moving discussions between renowned scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., series host and executive producer, and TV pioneer/philanthropist Oprah Winfrey. In OPRAH'S ROOTS, Professor Gates and Ms. Winfrey continue their quest to discover the full history of her ancestors' struggles and accomplishments. The program builds on previously unseen portions of their original interview and will present the dramatic results of Ms. Winfrey's genetic analysis. This fascinating quest of OPRAH'S ROOTS will not only showcase Ms. Winfrey's family legacy, but also show viewers how census and slave holders' property records can help locate their own ancestors.

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