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PBS: Ben Affleck Had an ‘Improper Influence’ on ‘Finding Your Roots’

Newser | June 25, 2015 - 1:51 pm

After the Ben Affleck embarrassment, is Finding Your Roots now the kind of show that won’t hush things up on the say-so of a Hollywood star?

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Ben Affleck’s Slave-Owning Ancestor Also Named Ben

Newser | April 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Ben Affleck has named the slave-owning ancestor he was too “embarrassed” to have revealed by PBS’ Finding Your Roots, and in an unfortunate coincidence, they share a name.

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