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WIN Finding Your Roots: Season 5 on DVD

Renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. weaves together genealogical detective work with cutting-edge DNA analysis to trace the ancestry of a diverse array of trailblazing public figures. The result is a captivating cross-section of history, illustrating that diversity is both America’s strength and its constant.

Over the course of 10 one-hour episodes, we see that each guest’s family tree is filled with compelling characters - slaves and kings, artists and entrepreneurs, abandoned children and missing parents, revolutionaries, visionaries, and a wealth of ordinary individuals who lived remarkable lives.

This fifth season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS features a host of celebrated guests including actors Laura Linney, Marisa Tomei, and Michael K. Williams; authors George R.R. Martin and Sheryl Sandberg; journalists Christiane Amanpour and Joe Madison; athlete and television personality Michael Strahan; artists Marina Abramovi and Alejandro G. Iñárritu; politicians Tulsi Gabbard, Marco Rubio, and Paul Ryan; and comedians Seth Meyers, Andy Samberg, and Sarah Silverman.

If you would like to win a copy of this fascinating new 3-Disc DVD, just answer this easy question about Henry Louis Gates, Jr. himself: Henry Louis ____ Gates Jr. is an American literary critic, professor, historian, filmmaker, and public intellectual. But what is the missing nickname that we have omitted here today?!

Send us your answers and if you’re correct you’ll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before November 30th, 2021 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: FINDING YOUR ROOTS 5 DVDs to:

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