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Finding Oprah's Roots - Finding Your Own DVD

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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 90 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: PBS (Direct)
  • DVD Release Date: May 1, 2007
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Director: Graham Judd
  • Cast: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
  • Release Date: 2007
From the roots to the branches, all components of the family tree are equally important. In "Finding Oprah's Roots: Finding Your Own" (2006), Henry Louis Gates, Jr., with the help of Oprah Winfrey, digs deep into developments in genealogical research techniques and breakthroughs in DNA-analysis to make African Americans' dream of tracing their ancestry a reality. The account is based on Gates" and Winfrey's own stories of locating their family information.

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