Finding Your Roots

Cyndi Lauper's Ancestors Played a Part in a Swiss Rebellion

Clip: Season 9 Episode 4 | 4m 4s  | Video has closed captioning.

Singer Cyndi Lauper, who has devoted her life to an array of social causes, had a great-grandfather who, as a "general agitator," helped organize a rebellion against unfair monetary policies in Switzerland in the early 1650s.

Aired: 01/24/23

Rating: NR

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A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 3, 2023 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides influential guests into their roots, uncovering deep secrets, hidden identities and lost ancestors.

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