|Air Date:||Sunday, January 23, 1977|
|Studio:||20th Century Fox|
His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, whispering the name of Kunta Kinte from one generation to the next until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. And he proclaimed Kunta Kinte's name to the world.
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Physical Media: Blu-ray Review
Everything about Roots was epic. It ran for twelve hours over 8 nights and brought in record ratings, some of which still hold to this day.
Full Review | Grade: A