André Leon Talley Stunned by Ancestor’s Bequeathment
André Leon Talley Stunned by Ancestor’s Bequeathment Finding Your Roots
André Leon Talley reads a will in which his ancestor was given away as slave property.
About the Program
Finding Your Roots
For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.