Roots: The Next Generations

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Roots: The Next Generations is an American television miniseries, introduced in 1979, continuing, from 1882 to the 1960s, the fictionalized story of the family of Alex Haley and their life in Henning, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, USA.read more
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Roots: The Next Generations is an American television miniseries, introduced in 1979, continuing, from 1882 to the 1960s, the fictionalized story of the family of Alex Haley and their life in Henning, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, USA. This sequel to the 1977 miniseries is based on the last seven chapters of Haley's novel entitled Roots: The Saga of an American Family plus additional material by Haley.

Original Release

02/18/1979 on ABC

US Release

02/18/1979

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Cast

(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part I (1882-1883) Wednesday, 03 October 1979
2 Part II (1896-1897) Monday, 19 February 1979
3 Part III (1914-1918) Tuesday, 20 February 1979
4 Part IV (1918-1921) Wednesday, 21 February 1979
5 Part V (1932-1933) Thursday, 22 February 1979
6 Part VI (1939-1950) Friday, 23 February 1979
7 Part VII (1960-1967) Sunday, 25 February 1979

Directors

John Erman, Charles S. Dubin, Georg Stanford Brown, Lloyd Richards

Writers

Alex Haley, Ernest Kinoy, Sydney A. Glass, John McGreevey, Dan Wilcox, Thad Mumford

Cast

Producers

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