Finding Your Roots

Erin Burnett Learns About Her Ancestors’ Rare Divorce

Clip: Season 8 Episode 10 | 1m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1880, divorce in New York City was so exceedingly rare (only 0.2%!) that the divorce of Erin Burnett’s great-great-grandfather from his first wife made headlines in several newspapers.

Aired: 04/19/22

Rating: NR

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

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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