Roots: The Next Generations: Season 1, Episode 7

Episode #1.7 (24 Feb. 1979)

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In 1960 Alex attends his Aunt Lizzie's funeral but he and his father still don't get along. Alex is now making a decent living as a writer, mainly for magazines, but his father is still ... See full summary »

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Dodie Brattle
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Dr. Lewis
Lee Chamberlin ...
Odile Richards (as Lee Chamberlain)
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Dr. Vansina
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Bernie Raymond
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Claudia McNeil ...
Sister Will Ada
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Singer
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Pianist
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Michael Eugene Anderson ...
Heckler
John Andersonjo ...
Muslim at Meeting
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Henning Preacher
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In 1960 Alex attends his Aunt Lizzie's funeral but he and his father still don't get along. Alex is now making a decent living as a writer, mainly for magazines, but his father is still disappointed in him. He interviews Malcolm X for an article he's writing for Reader's Digest on the Nation of Islam which leads to an article in Playboy about the black leader. Playboy then arranges an interview with George Lincoln Rockwell, the leader of the American Nazi party. His successful articles lead to his first book, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, completed only a short time before Malcolm X's assassination in 1965. He begins to research his own family history, attempting to locate written records that would substantiate the oral history he's heard from his childhood. After much searching, he believes he's found Kunta Kinte's original village in what is now Gambia. Written by garykmcd

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