Uniform Title
Roots (Television program : 1977)


30th anniversary ed.; standard version.

Publication Information
Burbank, CA : Warner Brothers Entertainment, c2011.

Physical Description
7 videodiscs (573 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Based on the novel: Roots / by Alex Haley.
Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977.
Special features : cast and crew commentaries with video option; documentaries.
"Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container.

disc 1. Episode 1 -- disc 2. Episode 2 -- disc 3. Episode 3 -- disc 4. Episode 4 -- disc 5. Episode 5 -- disc 6. 2002 documentary Remembering Roots -- disc 7. 2007 documentary Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation.

Personal Subject
Haley, Alex-Family-Drama.
Haley family-Drama.
Kinte family-Drama.

Subject Term
African Americans -- Drama.
Slaveholders -- Southern States -- Drama.
African American families -- Drama.
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863 -- Drama.

Geographic Term
Southern States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Drama.
Southern States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.
Confederate States of America -- History -- Drama.
United States -- History -- Drama.

Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Added Author
Blinn, William.
Wolper, David L.
Margulies, Stan.
Cohen, M. Charles.
Kinoy, Ernest.
Lee, James, 1923-2002.
Chomsky, Marvin J., 1929-
Erman, John, 1935-
Greene, David, 1921-2003.
Moses, Gilbert.
Amos, John, 1939-
Angelou, Maya.
Asner, Edward.
Bridges, Lloyd.
Brown, Georg Stanford.
Burton, LeVar.
Carey, Macdonald.
Connors, Chuck, 1921-1992.
Crothers, Scat Man.
Davis, Brad, 1949-1991.
Duncan, Sandy, 1946-
George, Lynda Day.
Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936-
Greene, Lorne.
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993.
Hamilton, George, 1939-
Ives, Burl, 1909-1995.
Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983.
McClure, Doug, 1935-1995.
McShane, Ian, 1942-
Morrow, Vic, 1931-1982.
Reed, Robert, 1932-1992.
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
Simpson, O. J., 1947-
Todd, Beverly, 1946-
Tyson, Cicely.
Uggams, Leslie.
Vereen, Ben.
Waite, Ralph, 1928-2014
Larner, Stevan.
Fried, Gerald.
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Haley, Alex Roots.

Added Title
Remembering Roots.
Roots : one year later.
Crossing over : how Roots captivated an entire nation.

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.

Language Note
In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)DVDDVD 929.20973 ROO 7 DISCS12Nonfiction DVDs
Oakdale LibraryDVDDVD 929.20973 ROO 7 DISCS11Nonfiction DVDs
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)DVDDVD 929.20973 ROO 7 DISCS11Nonfiction DVDs
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)DVDDVD 929.20973 ROO 7 DISCS11Nonfiction DVDs