Roots
Title
Roots

Uniform Title
Roots (Television program : 2016)

Physical Description
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., 29 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
 
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.

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

Subject Term
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
 
Slaveholders -- Southern States -- Drama.
 
African Americans -- Drama.
 
Abolitionists -- United States -- Drama.
 
African American families -- 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
Noyce, Phillip
 
Van Peebles, Mario
 
Carter, Thomas, 1953-
 
Beresford, Bruce,
 
Coleman, Chad
 
Corinealdi, Emayatzy, 1980-
 
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961-
 
Goode, Matthew, 1978-
 
T. I., 1980-
 
Kirby, Malachi, 1989-
 
Luke, Derek, 1974-
 
Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977-
 
Paquin, Anna
 
Phifer, Mekhi, 1975-
 
Purefoy, James, 1964-
 
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972-
 
Tazel, Erica,
 
Whitaker, Forest
 
Heffes, Alex,
 
Miller, Philip, 1964-
 
Television adaptation of (work): Haley, Alex Roots.

Added Corporate Author
History (Television network)

Local Subject
DVD collection.
 
DVD collection (Closed captioned)

Summary
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)DVDDVD FICTION ROO 3 DISCS11DVDs
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)DVDDVD FICTION ROO 3 DISCS01Checked Out
Stillwater Public LibraryDVDDVD FICTION ROO 3 DISCS11DVDs