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Roots (Television program : 1977)

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

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  • "A 1977 television adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots. It traces his family's history from mid-18th century Africa through the American Civil War and Reconstruction."
  • "A landmark event in television history, this program chronicles one black American's search for his family heritage. His family's odyssey spans a century of American history and covers two continents. The saga begins with the birth of Kunta Kinte in 1750 in Gambia, West Africa. While out in the forest chopping wood for a drum, 17 year old Kunta Kinte is captured by slave traders and forcibly taken to the United States on a slave ship."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era."@en
  • "In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals, but is then captured by slave traders and begins an agonized journey to the New World."
  • "In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals, but is then captured by slave traders and begins an agonized journey to the New World."@en
  • "Based on the novel by Alex Haley, the saga begins with an African boy kidnapped from his homeland by slave traders and brought to America in captivity. As an adult, Kunta Kinte marries but gives up his last chance at escape when daughter Kizzy is born. She is later sold to another plantation and her son is sent to England to pay off a debt. The story spans 100 years of American history from the mid-18th to mid-19th century."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. In the first episode, African tribal culture is shown, and Kinte and others are caught and loaded into a slave ship for the trip to America."

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  • "Historical"@en
  • "Television adaptations"
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired."@en
  • "Historical films."@en
  • "Drama"@en
  • "Drama"
  • "History."
  • "Biographical television programs."
  • "Biographical television programs."@en
  • "Television serials."@en
  • "History"@en
  • "History"
  • "Fiction television programs."@en
  • "Television adaptations."
  • "Television mini-series."@en
  • "Television mini-series."
  • "Television programs for the hearing impaired."@en
  • "Historical television programs."
  • "Historical television programs."@en
  • "Biographical"@en
  • "Biography"
  • "Biography"@en

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  • "Roots (Television program : 1977)"@en
  • "Roots (Television program : 1977)"
  • "Roots. Volume 1"
  • "Roots. Episode 1"@en
  • "Roots. Episode 1"
  • "Roots."
  • "Roots."@en
  • "Roots vol. 1"
  • "Roots"
  • "Roots; episode 1"
  • "Roots. Disc one"@en
  • "Roots / Dl. 1 / dir. by David Greene."
  • "Roots. Disc 1"
  • "Roots [1] / Special guest stars: Edward Asner ... Kunta Kinte: LeVar Burton."
  • "Roots. [Part 1]"
  • "Roots (Television program : 1977). Episode 1"