A new season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS premieres Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. ET From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people identify relatives hidden for generations. Professor Gates employs a team of genealogists and the world’s leading geneticists to uncover the origins of a diverse group of 30 guests. Each of the 10 episodes will feature three guests bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden, link, as Gates treks through layers of ancestral history, uncovers secrets and surprises, and shares life-altering discoveries.
Eleven years after the start of the Iraq war, President Obama was forced to re-engage American forces to fight off an insurgency threatening the stability of Iraq. PBS NEWS chronicles this re-engagement, the ISIS threat, and looks back at how the U.S. became involved more than a decade ago.
The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a public health emergency. Public health organizations worldwide are trying to contain this epidemic. Here is some perspective from the programs of PBS NEWS.
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