Matthew Broderick on Who Do You Think You Are?

Friday, March 26 at 8:00pm ET/PT (9:00pm MT, 7:00pm CT) on Citytv

Despite being extremely close to his father, Matthew Broderick knew very little about his paternal grandparents, James Joseph Broderick and Mary Martindale, both of whom had passed away by the time he was born. He’d heard rumours that his grandfather was a World War 1 hero, but were they true? Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, Matthew heads to the battlefields of Northern France, where he uncovers the extent of his grandfather’s bravery as part of the American Expeditionary Force during World War 1. Back in America, Matthew discovers that his grandmother Mary Martindale was also descended from a war hero – Robert Martindale was a union soldier in the Civil War. Intent on honouring Robert’s bravery, Matthew sets out to solve a 150-year-old mystery.

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