Renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns for a new season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS. Using genealogical detective work and cutting-edge DNA analysis, Gates guides influential guests deep into the branches of their family trees, revealing surprising stories of love, hardship, and triumph that transcend borders and merge to form an American root system fortified by its diversity.
Beginning with Africa's ancient history as the cradle of mankind, this documentary series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. brings to life the epic stories of both little-known and celebrated African kingdoms and cultures.
An intimate profile of pioneering lawyer/activist Bryan Stevenson, who has dedicated his life to fighting for equality in the criminal-justice system.
The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new series with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Continuing the quest begun in his previous projects, Gates finds new ways to "get into the DNA of American culture."
This six-hour PBS series explores the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed - forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.
[HBO] HD. A profile of legendary Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee.
Expanding on the critically acclaimed PBS documentary MAKERS: Women Who Make America, each documentary in this six-part series examines the impact of the women's movement on six fields once largely closed to women: business, space, Hollywood, comedy, war and politics. In each field, women have pried open, and profoundly re-shaped, the central institutions of American life and culture.
This fascinating documentary traces the remarkable life, career and credo of Warren Buffett, who despite being one of the world's richest men lives a modest, even frugal life in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska.
Hosted by Dr. Daniel Gilbert, Harvard psychologist and author. The series address issues organized around: improving social relationships, resolving negative feelings (depression, anxiety, etc.), and searching for greater happiness. By the end, viewers will have a deeper sense of what makes us tick and insights into how to use that information to improve their own emotional and social well-being.