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Title:
Roots
Uniform Title:
Roots (Television program)
ISBN:
9781419850219
Edition:
30th anniversary ed.
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007], c1977.
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (645 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Based on the novel by Alex Haley.

Special features: Disc 4: "Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation" newly created featurette ; "Roots: one year later" documentary ; audio commentary from key cast memebers including LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, and Ed Asner.
Summary:
Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.
System Details:
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
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