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His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, passing on his tale across generations until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. Through the lineage of one family, Haley and his Pulitzer Prize - winning Roots told a story for all America and the world. Seen by 130 million viewers during its premiere telecast and the winner of dozens of awards, the David L. Wolper production remains an engrossing entertainment 30 years later. Embark on an unforgettable DVD journey.
Actors Olivia Cole, LeVar Burton, Ben Vereen, Vic Morrow, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Edward Asner & Ralph Waite Director Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene & Gilbert Moses Certificate PG Year 1977 Languages English - Dolby Digital (2.0) Stereo