Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston and Mia Farrow unearth surprising new revelations about their family histories, taking them generations beyond their famous cinematic forebears.
Journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw and musician Questlove, three guests of disparate Southern backgrounds, find astonishing tales in their family histories.
As one of more than two million draftees called upon to fight in the Vietnam War, 19-year-old Allen Hoe thought he would serve his time and then his life would return to normal. He couldn’t have imagined that his 10-month combat tour would make him what others describe as a soldier’s soldier.
Discoveries are being made at ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Des Moines, Iowa, where highlights include: a circa 1856 Des Moines city plan; a circa 1838 E.C. Brewster beehive clock; and a circa 1925 round European cut diamond and platinum ring, valued at $60,000 to $80,000.
Three centuries before The Merchant of Venice was written, England became the first country in medieval Europe to expel its Jewish population.
This acclaimed series with Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures. Relatives We Never Knew We Had Actresses Gaby Hoffmann’s and Tea Leoni’s lives have been shaped by family mysteries.
Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Switzerland, Italy, and Greece, “Rick Steves’ European Easter” celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of cultures. You’ll feel the emotion of this special time as the Passion of Christ unfolds during Holy Week.
Little Ukraine is a small 3-block gem in Manhattan’s East Village: from celebrating Pierogi Day to jumping splits with Ukrainian dancers, Mickela gets a taste of it all!
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