Episode 3: Reporting on the Reporters​

Premiered Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world. 

Journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling learn their family histories.
Ann Curry | Only One Tool Available

Ann Curry | Only One Tool Available

Ann Curry is told her grandfather’s name, something she never expected to find out.

Christiane Amanpour | "Gobsmacked"

Christiane Amanpour | "Gobsmacked"

Christiane Amanpour is left “gobsmacked” by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Lisa Ling | The Great Flood of 1761

Lisa Ling | The Great Flood of 1761

Dr. Gates reveals reveals the family history of Lisa Ling.

More About The Guests Featured In This Episode

Season 5 Finding Your Roots

 

Season 5 

Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 25 fascinating guests, including Marisa Tomei, Felicity Huffman, Laura Linney, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael K. Williams, Andy Samberg, Chloe Sevigny, Kal Penn, George R.R. Martin, Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry, Joe Madison, Lisa Ling, Sheryl Sandberg, Seth Meyers, Michael Strahan and more in season five of Finding Your Roots. Learn more here.

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