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FINDING YOUR ROOTS

S2 Ep3: Anna Deavere Smith's Underground Railroad Connection

  • Aired: 10/07/2014
  • 02:35
  • Rating: NR
Actress, playwright, and professor learns of her courageous ancestor, a conductor along the Underground Railroad. With the help of the Finding Your Roots research team, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was able to relay details about this inspirational hero, a freed slave risked his life to help others on the path to freedom.
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Anna Deavere Smith finds her courageous ancestor, a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
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Major corporate support for Finding Your Roots: Season Four is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, Dr. Georgette Bennett and Dr. Leonard Polonsky CBE, Hutchins Family Foundation, Rattner Family Foundation, Daryl and Steven Roth, Anne Peretz, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.
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