Tributes & Video Biographies
Sharing Life Stories, Connecting Generations, Preserving Legacies

PBS “Faces of America” To Ask “Where Do You Come From?”

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., noted scholar and biographer has a new, four-part PBS documentary to air February 10 – March 3 from 8-9 PM on your local PBS Channel.

Focusing on 12 known US personalities such as Mario Batali, Dr. Oz, Meryl Streep, Yo-Yo Ma and other well known names, the documentary uses genetic genealogy to track the ancestral make up of each person. For the first time ever, the actual DNA genome sequencing was filmed and will be shown on television.

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