Finding Your Roots

Raúl Esparza Reads His Grandfather’s Congressional Testimony

Clip: Season 8 Episode 3 | 1m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

“The government instructed the Cuban Embassies of Madrid and London to Hunt me down and send me back to Havana”: Raúl reads from the transcript of his grandfather’s congressional testimony after he was forced to defect to America when his wife fled Cuba.

Aired: 01/04/22

Rating: NR

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A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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