"All the Same"

Coming to televisions near you (or online) this week is a show from Harvard's Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In Faces of America, Gates will use genealogy and genetic tools to look into the family histories of 12 Americans, including Stephen Colbert, Yo-Yo Ma, and Meryl Streep. The series kicks off this Wednesday on PBS at 8 Eastern and will be available on line the following day.

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