Finding Your Roots

Anita Hill Wins “The Genealogical Jackpot”

Clip: Season 8 Episode 2 | 1m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

“This is like winning the lottery!” Anita Hill is stunned to learn that her great-great-grandfather lived in one of only THREE counties in the U.S. to record the names of enslaved people in the 1850 census.

Aired: 01/11/22

Rating: NR

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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