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PBS Launches Investigation Into ‘Finding Your Roots' Censorship After Ombudsman Blasts Handling

04/21/2015 05:41 pm ET
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PBS and WNET have launched an investigation into Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s decision to censor his celebrity-geneology series Finding Your Roots after getting a request from one of its “megastar” subjects. PBS and WNET’s announcement today coincides with a report from PBS ombudsman Mike Getler, blasting Gates’ handling of the situation and PBS’ initial reaction.

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