Roots
Title
Roots

Uniform Title
Roots (Television program : 1977)

ISBN
9780780667167

Edition
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.

Contents
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.

Genre
Historical television programs.
 
Biographical television programs
 
Films 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.

Local Subject
DVD collection.
 
DVD collection (Closed captioned)

Summary
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.


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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