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Roots, the next generations, Episode 3

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 3 of a seven part series, begins in 1914, with the town of Hemming growing along with the lumber company run by Wil. He sends daughter Bertha to Lane College, where she meets her future husband, a poor sharecropper's son named Simon Haley. Simon works on a Pullman to earn college money, learning the ropes from  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: 29323234
Notes: 12632.
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 (99 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 3 of a seven part series, begins in 1914, with the town of Hemming growing along with the lumber company run by Wil. He sends daughter Bertha to Lane College, where she meets her future husband, a poor sharecropper's son named Simon Haley. Simon works on a Pullman to earn college money, learning the ropes from long-time porter Dad Jones. When America enters the war to end all wars, Simon enlists.

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