Families pasts are looked at.
Billie Jean King, Derek Jeter and Rebecca Lobo.
Ken Burns learns about his Southern ancestors.
Ben Affleck, Ben Jealous (NAACP) and Khandi Alexander.
Tom COlicchio explores the hardships his family were involved in, in Northern Italy. Ming Tsai traces his roots. Aarón Sánchez learns he has Mexican roots.
Tony Kushner learns how the Holocaust impacted his ancestors; Carole King delves into the origins of her family name; and Alan Dershowitz discovers that an Hassidic synagogue started by his great-grandfather played a secret role in World War II.
Sally Field, Deepak Chopra and Sting learn about their roots. Field discovers that she's descended from William Bradford, who became a leader of Plymouth Colony after arriving in the New World on the Mayflower.
Tina Fey, David Sedaris and George Stephanopoulos, who are each descended from Greek immigrants to the U.S., learn about their roots. Fey discovers that one ancestor was a hero in the Greek War of Independence.