African American Lives (2006–2008)

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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Graham Judd

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Maya Angelou ... Herself
Bliss Broyard Bliss Broyard ... Herself
Don Cheadle ... Himself
Morgan Freeman ... Himself
Henry Louis Gates ... Himself - Host
Peter J. Gomes ... Himself (as Rev. Peter J. Gomes)
Kathleen Henderson Kathleen Henderson ... Herself
Jackie Joyner ... Herself
Tom Joyner Tom Joyner ... Himself
Linda Johnson Rice Linda Johnson Rice ... Herself
Chris Rock ... Himself
Tina Turner ... Herself
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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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Release Date:

13 February 2008 (USA) See more »

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Kunhardt Films,McGee Media See more »
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