5 Questions with Henry Louis Gates Jr.
6/12/2014
Meet the face and the force behind genealogy TV shows such as the PBS series—Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Meet the face and force behind the recent PBS series “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” This distinguished Harvard scholar’s deepest passion is introducing people to their ancestors.

1. Where does your nickname Skip come from?
My momma called me Skippy from the time I was born. She loved nicknames (my brother Paul Edward is Rocky). The whole world calls me Skip. I love my mother, and I love my nickname.