Roots In Politics | Preview
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the diverse family histories of politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio. They each see a shared vision of the great American melting pot reflected in their ancestors’ stories.
- How did you get that?
- [Narrator] On Finding Your Roots, Senator Marco Rubio.
= That's amazing.
I mean, I didn't even believe any of this stuff existed.
- [Narrator] Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.
- This is really cool.
- [Narrator] And former Congressman Paul Ryan.
- Nobody in my entire family knows any of this stuff.
- [Narrator] Unexpected ancestors.
- Oh wow, he's a lawyer.
- [Narrator] Who paved the way.
- They risked everything. - Everything.
- [Narrator] For three politicians.
- How does that make you feel?
- [Narrator] Finding Your Roots.
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