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Roots, the next generations, Episode 2

Author: Stan MarguliesDavid L WolperDorian HarewoodPaul KosloMarc SingerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1992]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 2 of a seven part series, finds the struggle for true freedom continuing. An unfair literacy test impedes Tom's right to vote ... and hard-luck Lee is murdered as an axample to others. The courtship of Tom's daughter Cynthia and Will Palmer is a tender counterpoint to the violence. Their first child Bertha  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: Alex Haley; Haley family; Kinte family
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Margulies; David L Wolper; Dorian Harewood; Paul Koslo; Marc Singer; Stan Shaw; Georg Stanford Brown; John Erman; Alex Haley
OCLC Number: 29323167
Notes: 12631.
Based on the books Roots and Search and additional material by Alex Haley.
Videocassette release of the c1978 television miniseries; originally broadcast Feb. 18-23 and 25, 1979 by the ABC Television Network.
Recorded in hi-fi; digitally processed.
Credits: Director, John Erman ... [et al.]; teleplay, Ernest Kinoy ... [et al]; music, Gerald Fried.
Cast: Dorian Harewood, Paul Koslo, Marc Singer, Stan Shaw, Henry Fonda, Richard Thomas, Irene Cara, Ruby Dee, Georg Stanford Brown.
Description: 1 videocassette (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Roots.
Roots, the next generations (Television program).
Responsibility: producer, Stan Margulies ; a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television.

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Continuation of the chronicle of Alex Haley's family history, covering from 1882 through the 1970's. Part 2 of a seven part series, finds the struggle for true freedom continuing. An unfair literacy test impedes Tom's right to vote ... and hard-luck Lee is murdered as an axample to others. The courtship of Tom's daughter Cynthia and Will Palmer is a tender counterpoint to the violence. Their first child Bertha George will become the mother of Alex Haley.

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