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Roots. Disc 4
Roots. Disc 4
Uniform Title:
Roots (Television program : 1977)
30th anniversary ed.
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
DVD format.

Based on the novel by Alex Haley.

Originally broadcast on ABC, January 1977.

Special features: "Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation" newly created featurette; "Roots: one year later" documentary; audio commentary from key cast members including La Var Burton, Cicely Tyson and Ed Asner.
Disc 4: Side A, Episode 7
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.