War Stories Preview
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Julianne Moore, comedian Bill Hader, and painter Kehinde Wiley, revealing how their ancestors’ military service left an indelible mark both on their families and on their country.
- Oh, my gosh.
- [Narrator] On "Finding Your Roots",
actor Julianne Moore.
- The military gave me a much broader world view.
- [Narrator] Comedian Bill Hader.
- They really got in there and made things happen.
- [Narrator] And artist Kehinde Wiley.
- This is intense!
- [Narrator] War stories.
- I had no idea.
- He was a union soldier.
- So, he was a fighter.
- [Narrator] From ancestors who served.
- He went AWOL and went straight
to the front. - (laughs) Oh!
- [Narrator] "Finding Your Roots".