S5E1 Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon sets out to discover the roots of her troubled father, who passed away six years ago. She’s able to trace back to her three times paternal grandmother, and uncovers details about her incredible life. Cynthia learns of a woman who courageously faced the death of her child, an abusive spouse, and prison time for a shocking crime. At the end of her journey, Cynthia finds solace and honor in an ancestor who bravely persevered and made history in the lives of female prisoners.
First Air Date: 07/23/2014