|Georgia Congressman John Lewis|
|Newark Mayor Cory Booker|
Preserving his previous video style, Gates combines genealogy with DNA and an historic perspective.
Scheduled for the series are Harry Connick, Jr., Barbara Walters, Geoffry Canada, Branford Marsalis, Samuel L. Jackson, and others.
In an upcoming episode, Mr. Gates will use DNA to find the connection in the ancestry of conservative commentator Linda Chavez and actor Adrian Grenier.
PBS "Finding Your Roots" Extended Preview:
PBS "Finding Your Roots" Preview of the Cory Booker and John Lewis Episode
"Doubling Down on DNA" Wall Street Journal article
Mr. Gates is a Harvard humanities scholar, wrote each episode of "Finding Your Roots" and is a founding partner of
African DNA, which offers African-American clients a method of tracing their history beyond 1870.
TV schedules are at the top menu of the PBS previews.