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Robert Reed Robert Reed
 Dr. William Reynolds 4 episodes, 1977
John Amos John Amos
 Older Kunta Kinte / ... 3 episodes, 1977
Louis Gossett Jr. Louis Gossett Jr.
 Fiddler 3 episodes, 1977
Lynda Day George Lynda Day George
 Mrs. Reynolds 3 episodes, 1977
Olivia Cole Olivia Cole
 Mathilda / ... 3 episodes, 1977
Madge Sinclair Madge Sinclair
 Bell Reynolds 3 episodes, 1977
Ben Vereen Ben Vereen
 'Chicken' George Moore / ... 3 episodes, 1977
Lloyd Bridges Lloyd Bridges
 Evan Brent 2 episodes, 1977

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Alex Haley Alex Haley
(8 episodes, 1977)
James Lee James Lee
(5 episodes, 1977)


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His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1776, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, passing on his tale across generations until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. Through the lineage of one family, Haley and his Pulizter Prize-winning Roots told a story for all America and the world.
Release date: 23 January 1977
UPC: 085393745622
Tags: Drama (11), Slavery (7), History (7), Historical (4), Racism (4), Epic (3), Tv Movie (3), Based On Novel (3), Freedom (3), Civil War (3), War (3), 1977 (2), 1970s (2), Family Saga (2), Based On A Novel (2), American Slavery (1), TV Mini-series (1), Servant (1), Rural (1), Social Injustice (1)
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"Minisarja kirjoittaja Alex Haleyn sukujuurista aina Kunta Kinte -nimiseen Gambialaiseen, joka päätyy orjaksi Amerikkaan, asti. Ilmeisesti tapahtumat ovat hyvin vahvasti fiktiota, ja jopa henkilöhahmojen olemassaolo on kiisteltyä, mutta ei sinänsä sarjan tehoa laske. Orjuutta, orjien oikeuksien totaalista puuttumista ja alisteista asemaa kaikessa valkoisiin isäntiin nähden kuvataan usein hyvinkin onnistuneesti. Erityisesti Kunta Kinten hahmo ja hänen sopeutumisensa uuteen elämään orj"

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"         Es una miniserie pero se puede tomar como cuatro películas que nos narra una historia realista de la esclavitud.Is a miniseries but can be taken as four films that tells a realistic story of slavery. "

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"Root Dreams of a root represent your connection to your physical reality, body, family, culture, and tribal customs. You're tapping your core, the heart of the matter. If you dream of your root chakras, then they are showing you that you are supported."

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