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African American Lives 

This 4 part PBS series attempts to trace the roots of 8 guests using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and DNA analysis.
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Series cast summary:
Henry Louis Gates ...  Himself / ... 8 episodes, 2006-2008
Pamela Arkin Pamela Arkin 4 episodes, 2006
Ben Carson ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2006
Whoopi Goldberg ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2006
T.D. Jakes ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2006
Mae C. Jemison ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2006
Quincy Jones ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2006
Chris Tucker ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2006
Mike Wiley Mike Wiley 4 episodes, 2006
Oprah Winfrey ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2006
Maya Angelou ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008
Don Cheadle ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008
Morgan Freeman ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008
Chris Rock ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008
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This 4 part PBS series attempts to trace the roots of 8 guests using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and DNA analysis.

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

African American Lives 2 See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Followed by Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2010) See more »

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