African American Lives (2006–2008)
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The Past Is Another Country 

Episode four presents fascinating discoveries about participants' lineages, thanks to DNA analysis, including a groundbreaking study linking Professor Gates to a powerful medieval Irish ... See full summary »

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Episode four presents fascinating discoveries about participants' lineages, thanks to DNA analysis, including a groundbreaking study linking Professor Gates to a powerful medieval Irish warlord and evidence that Peter Gomes' direct paternal line traces back to a Portuguese Jew who fled the country in the early 1500s to escape the Inquisition.

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13 February 2008 (USA)  »

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