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Elizabeth Alexander in Faces of America

Faces of America

2010 NR

Following his acclaimed PBS series, "African American Lives," Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. again explores the lineage of Americans, using DNA analysis and in-depth research to determine the ancestry of 11 notable individuals. Gates's guests for the diverse genealogy examinations include comedian Stephen Colbert, poet Elizabeth Alexander, actress Meryl Streep, author Louise Erdrich, chef Mario Batali, Queen Noor of Jordan and others.

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