Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is out with an amazing documentary treating the immigrant heritage of our nation entitled, the "Faces of America."
Here's how the PBS program notes read:
About the Program
What made America? What makes us? These two questions are at the heart of the new PBS series Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The Harvard scholar turns to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned Americans — professor and poet Elizabeth Alexander, chef Mario Batali, comedian Stephen Colbert, novelist Louise Erdrich, journalist Malcolm Gladwell, actress Eva Longoria, musician Yo-Yo Ma, director Mike Nichols, Her Majesty Queen Noor, television host/heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, actress Meryl Streep, and figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi.
The program provides amazing insight into the history of our nation of immigrants. It also makes clear just how connected we are to one another now and across the generations.
I regard it as "must see TV."
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