Finding Your Roots

A Patriot Ancestor

Clip: Season 1 Episode 6 | 1m 45s

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. introduces Robert Downey, Jr. to his ancestors who were early colonists in Pennsylvania, including a patriot ancestor who participated in the Revolutionary War.

Aired: 04/22/12

Rating: NR

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Major corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Five is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, the Lloyd Carney Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.