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FINDING YOUR ROOTS

S2 Ep2: Born Champions

  • Aired: 09/30/2014
  • 53:11
  • Rating: NR
Three of America’s greatest athletes, whose determination and love of sports were deeply shaped by their families, were all cut off from their true origins. Billie Jean King learns the story of her grandmother. Derek Jeter confronts his ancestors’ lives as slaves. Rebecca Lobo finds out that her Spanish ancestor fought side by side with a famous revolutionary.
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Examine the ancestral origins of athletes Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo.
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Major corporate support for Finding Your Roots: Season Four is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, Dr. Georgette Bennett and Dr. Leonard Polonsky CBE, Hutchins Family Foundation, Rattner Family Foundation, Daryl and Steven Roth, Anne Peretz, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.
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