Finding Your Roots

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. meets actors Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o, and chef Lidia Bastianich — three women whose families crisscrossed the globe to escape oppression and find opportunity, leaving them with questions about their relatives who stayed behind.

AIRED: November 17, 2020 | 0:00:30
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- [Narrator] On "Finding Your Roots" actors Lupita Nyong'o.

- Oh my goodness. (laughing)

- I did not know that.

- [Narrator] Scarlett Johansson.

- We are all a product of this big melting pot.

- [Narrator] And chef Lidia Bastianich.

- It was a scary time.

- [Narrator] Ancestors who fled.

- Must have been hell.

[Narrator] Escaped.

- That boarder really meant a division.

- [Narrator] And took a chance.

- Your father's story is a miracle.

- He's my hero.

(laughing)

- [Narrator] "Finding Your Roots."

(calm music)

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