Finding Your Roots – Season 2, Episode 8 – on PBS Tonight!

finding your roots

The eighth episode of the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will be shown this evening on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) at 8:00 pm EST. You’ll need to check your local listings since in some venues, the series may start on a different day or at a different time.

Schedule of Upcoming Episodes

In tonight’s episode, entitled The British Are Coming, Deepak Chopra, Sally Field and Sting’s ancestry demonstrates the extraordinary influence of the British Empire during the 18th and early 19th century.

Here is the schedule of upcoming episodes for Season 2:

11 November 2014
The British Are Coming
Deepak Chopra, Sally Field and Sting

18 November 2014
Ancient Roots
Tina Fey, George Stephanopoulos and David Sedaris

25 November 2014
Decoding our Past Through DNA
Jessica Alba, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett, Governor Deval Patrick, and more

Watch Previous Episodes Online

Here is the list of previous episodes for Season 2 (all can be viewed online at PBS here):

23 September 2014
In Search of Our Fathers
Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney B. Vance

30 September 2014
Born Champions
Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo

7 October 2014
Our American Storytellers
Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper and Anna Deavere Smith

14 October 2014
Roots of Freedom
Ben Affleck, Khandi Alexander and Benjamin Jealous

21 October 2014
The Melting Pot
Tom Colicchio, Aarón Sánchez and Ming Tsai

28 October 2014
We Come From People
Angela Bassett, Valerie Jarrett and Nas

4 November 2014
Our People, Our Traditions
Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Finding Your Roots – Season 2 – Episode 7 – Now Available for Online Viewing

finding your roots

In the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS, this week’s episode featured Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner. The episode is entitled Our People, Our Traditions and can now be viewed online – click here to access the video.

Upcoming Episodes of Finding Your Roots

The eight episode of Season 2, entitled The British Are Coming, is scheduled for next Tuesday evening, 11 November 2014, and features Deepak Chopra, Sally Field and Sting. Check the listings for your local PBS station – most stations will air the episode at 8:00 pm.

Here is the remaining schedule for Season 2:

11 November 2014
The British Are Coming
Deepak Chopra, Sally Field and Sting

18 November 2014
Ancient Roots
Tina Fey, George Stephanopoulos and David Sedaris

25 November 2014
Decoding our Past Through DNA
Jessica Alba, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett, Governor Deval Patrick, and more

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Finding Your Roots – Season 2, Episode 7 – on PBS Tonight!

finding your roots

The seventh episode of the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will be shown this evening on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) at 8:00 pm EST. You’ll need to check your local listings since in some venues, the series may start on a different day or at a different time.

Schedule of Upcoming Episodes

In tonight’s episode, entitled Our People, Our Traditions, Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner are three celebrated Americans who share not only a Jewish heritage, but also a history of perseverance in the face of withering opposition.

Here is the schedule of upcoming episodes for Season 2:

4 November 2014
Our People, Our Traditions
Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner

11 November 2014
The British Are Coming
Deepak Chopra, Sally Field and Sting

18 November 2014
Ancient Roots
Tina Fey, George Stephanopoulos and David Sedaris

25 November 2014
Decoding our Past Through DNA
Jessica Alba, Anderson Cooper, Valerie Jarrett, Governor Deval Patrick, and more

Watch Previous Episodes Online

Here is the list of previous episodes for Season 2 (all can be viewed online at PBS here):

23 September 2014
In Search of Our Fathers
Stephen King, Gloria Reuben and Courtney B. Vance

30 September 2014
Born Champions
Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo

7 October 2014
Our American Storytellers
Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper and Anna Deavere Smith

14 October 2014
Roots of Freedom
Ben Affleck, Khandi Alexander and Benjamin Jealous

21 October 2014
The Melting Pot
Tom Colicchio, Aarón Sánchez and Ming Tsai

28 October 2014
We Come From People
Angela Bassett, Valerie Jarrett and Nas

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee