Finding Your Roots | Producer Chat
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In support of new episodes of Finding Your Roots, enjoy excerpts from Finding Your Roots Season 6, a look at WQLN's "My Ancestor" short videos featuring local folks, and a live (online) chat with a VERY special guest - Finding Your Roots Season 6 senior producer Sabin Streeter!
Presented in partnership with Erie County Public Library and the Hagen History Center.
Major corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Six, is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson, and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.
Finding Your Roots, Season 6 Screener
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. This video contains an updated station screening reel for Season 6 community engagement events.
My Ancestor - Dr Jo Ann A Holtz
My Ancestor - Carol Gettinger
My Ancestor - Victoria Stilson
My Ancestor - Teresa Gregory Corso
My Ancestor - Gerald Hemmis
Our mission is to stimulate, enrich, educate, and entertain the public.
- Sabin Streeter
Sabin Streeter is an independent writer and filmmaker, specializing in documentary television. He is the showrunner, senior producer, and director of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS 2015-ongoing). Recent projects include senior producing and directing the Emmy-nominated four-hour series Black America Since MLK: And Still And I Rise (PBS, 2016), directing and producing the first two episodes of the Emmy-winning six hour series Many Rivers to Cross (PBS 2013), as well as producing America Revealed (PBS, 2012), Fabric of the Cosmos: Space (PBS, 2012), Gloria: In Her Own Words (HBO, 2011), and the six-hour Emmy-nominated NOVA special This Emotional Life (PBS, 2010). Streeter is also the editor of GIG (Random House), an oral history of the contemporary workplace and a contributing editor of US: Americans Talk About Love (Faber & Faber), an oral history of romance. He has contributed to The New Yorker, Harpers, and other publications. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.
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