Access to this video is a benefit for WQED members.

Become a member

Episode Clips

A Family, Torn Apart by Slavery, Reunites

Terry Crews learns an ancestral family was reunited after being sold off as slaves

Tony Danza 's Grandfather Endured Harsh Working Conditions

Tony Danza wells up with emotion while learning about his grandfather's grueling existence

Terry Crews Discovers His Grandfather Abandoned His Family

Terry Crews discovers that his grandmother sued his grandfather for abandonment.

Tony Danza’s Greatest Audition

Tony Danza’s Greatest Audition

More Episodes

Forgotten Journeys

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace their ancestral paths.

Songs of the Past

Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane meet a cast of inspiring ancestors.

Finding Your Own Roots: 8 Tips for Creating Your Family Tree

Tips from the Finding Your Roots research team to assist in your own genealogy research!

View all episodes

Other shows you may enjoy

Nebby: Rick Sebak's Tales of Greater Pittsburgh
The Great American Read
Breaking Big
TED Talks
10 That Changed America

Browse all shows