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Kelly Clarkson

Singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson discovers an ancestor with deep roots in America history. Exploring her mother's side of the family, Kelly investigates the life of her three times great grandfather, Isaiah Rose, who fought against slavery during the American Civil War.

Inspired by stories of his bravery and wartime sacrifice, Kelly traces his role in one of the pivotal battles of the conflict. She is shocked to discover he was taken prisoner by the Confederate army and interned in a brutal prison camp.

But Isaiah's story does not end there. Kelly follows his trail back to his home state of Ohio where she discovers an inspiring legacy of political conviction and proud public service.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 21 Jan 2014 00:00
BBC One Wales, Wales HD only

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Role Contributor
ParticipantKelly Clarkson