Roots

Roots

The epic narrative of celebrated Pulitzer Prize winning author Alex Haley's ancestors portrayed in the acclaimed a dozen months miniseries Roots, was first told in his 1976 bestseller Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The docudrama covers a time period of history that concludes during post-Civil War United States, over 100 decades later and begins in Gambia. This 1977 mini series eventually won 9 Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, and a Peabody award, and stands as the most watched miniseries in U.S. history.
Duration: 90 min
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