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FINDING YOUR ROOTS

Suing for Freedom

  • Aired: 05/13/2012
  • 04:13
  • Rating: NR
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. talks with friend Margarett Cooper about her remarkable ancestry, and learns about her great, great, great grandmother, a female slave who sued her master for her own freedom.
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