Roots

October 20th, 2014
05:03 AM ET

Watch Kate Bolduan Discover Her Family History In ...

CNN's Kate Bolduan traces her roots to Belgium to discover her heritage and learns about the strong women in her family along the way.

Bolduan says after giving birth to her daughter Cecelia Eve, the journey she took means so much more.

See behind-the-scenes photos here.

Don't miss the two-hour ROOTS special, Tuesday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  CNN.com/Roots

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John Berman's 'Roots'
October 17th, 2014
04:18 AM ET

See John Berman's Journey to Amsterdam to Solve a Family Mystery

Could John Berman be related to the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, noted as the Prince of Philosophers?

Berman travels to Amsterdam, the country where his ancestors, the Spinozas, lived for 140 years in search of his “inner Spinoza”… and the truth.

Watch his CNN "Roots" journey:

Don't miss the two-hour ROOTS special, Tuesday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  CNN.com/Roots

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October 15th, 2014
04:13 AM ET

Follow Christine Romans on Her Journey to Trace Her Roots

“As a journalist, I interview and write about newsmakers – but in my family, the real newsmaker was just an ordinary girl who had the courage ... to leave everything she knew and start all over again in America." – Christine Romans

See Romans trace her history from Iowa back to Denmark, where she learns her great-great-grandmother was a risk taker and a giver.

The Danish Archives collects and stores historic sources and makes them available to the public.

Almost all of the documents revealed on Christine Romans journey is found online.

If you have lineage that dates back to Denmark, go online to www.sa.dk for more information!

Don't miss the two-hour ROOTS special, Tuesday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  CNN.com/Roots

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October 14th, 2014
04:09 AM ET

Chris Cuomo Traces His Italian History

CNN's Chris Cuomo recently traveled to Italy to trace his roots.

He thought he knew his family history until his journey led him to participate in a pole-climbing competition and more.

See a photo gallery from his trip.

Don't miss the two-hour ROOTS special, Tuesday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  CNN.com/Roots

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