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African American Lives

The Past Is Another Country (Season 2, Episode 4)
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TV Episode | 56 min | Documentary, History

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 ...See moreEpisode 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. See less
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Bliss Broyard
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