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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

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The original Roots miniseries, based on the 1976 Alex Haley novel tracing his own family tree from African tribal life to American slavery and freedom, was a phenomenon. ABC showed it over consecutive nights in January 1977, not because it was expected to earn huge ratings but because network …

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