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Roots. Disc 1
Roots. Disc 1
Uniform Title:
Roots (Television program : 1977)
30th anniversary ed.
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (191 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
DVD format.

Based on the novel by Alex Haley.

Originally broadcast on ABC, January 1977.
Disc 1: Side A, Episode 1 -- Side B, Episode 2
Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The sage begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War where Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.
Reading Level:
Not rated.