Finding Your Roots

Science Pioneers

Season 6 Episode 7 | 52m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E. Varmus — three pioneering scientists who’ve made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world, all the while knowing little about their own ancestry.

Aired: 02/04/20

Expires: 02/04/24

Rating: TV-PG

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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