The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.

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 Elizabeth Harvey 5 episodes, 1979
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 Earl Crowther 4 episodes, 1979
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 Will Palmer 4 episodes, 1979
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 Andy Warner 4 episodes, 1979
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 Carrie Warner / ... 4 episodes, 1979
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 Cousin Georgia Anderson 4 episodes, 1979
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 Queen Haley 3 episodes, 1979
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 Colonel Frederick Warner 3 episodes, 1979
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 Jim Warner 3 episodes, 1979
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 Cynthia Palmer 3 episodes, 1979
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 Tom Harvey 2 episodes, 1979
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 Mrs. Warner 2 episodes, 1979
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 Irene Harvey 2 episodes, 1979
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 Cynthia Palmer 2 episodes, 1979
Damu King ...
 Corporal / ... 2 episodes, 1979
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 Frankie Warner 2 episodes, 1979
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 Lucy Damson 2 episodes, 1979
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This series continues the story of Alex Haley's family line from the Post American Civil War era to Alex Haley's geneological search to discover his roots. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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This was James Daly's final acting role before his death on July 3, 1978. It was not broadcast until more than seven months after he died. See more »

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Edited into Voskovec & Werich - paralelní osudy (2012) See more »

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If you're an instructor of History or Anthropology, as a visual recording of historical facts; viewing the entire Roots collection (including "Queen") is imperative.

It is also entertaining to see how the lives of people in these movies evolved.


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