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Tragedy + Time = Comedy

FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Tragedy+Time=Comedy


Join Harvard scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., as he delves into the genealogy of 27 guests. Each story illuminates the vast patchwork of ethnicity, race and experience that makes up the fabric of America.


Tragedy + Time = Comedy
Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America’s funniest men – Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader – as they learn how comedy truly has its place in all aspects of life.