Zooey Deschanel knew her spitfire grandmother wasn’t the only strong woman in her family story. So on tonight’s all new Who Do You Think You Are? she sets out to learn more about the women in her past.
Her quest takes her to Lancaster, PA — a hotbed of abolitionism in the mid-1800s — where she discovers her 4x great-grandmother and her fierce devotion to the anti-slavery movement. In a story packed with courage, bravery and spirit, Zooey finds records, meeting notes and memoirs that reveal surprising facts about her family and her connection to some of the most important events in American history.
Watch this fascinating episode with all the strong women in your life. Tuesdays 9|8c on TLC.
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