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In 1865 the United States' Civil War and slavery end, but Alex Haley's family history continues. A new chapter begins for the descendants of Kunta Kinte and their quest for full freedom in Roots: The Next Generations. Despite the abolition of slavery, the highly anticipated new world of opportunity fails to materialize for African Americans as another tumultuous century passes. For Kunta Kinte's progeny, a thirst of knowledge drives their epic journey to social justice and civil rights. Co-starring Georg Stanford Brown, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Stan Shaw, Irene Cara, James Earl Jones, Debbie Allen, and Marlon Brando, this Emmy Award®-winning production encompasses two world wars, the Great Depression, and the Civil Rights Movement, recounting one man's unforgettable family saga in Roots: The Next Generations. Based on the books Roots and Search by Alex Haley.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPart 1||Tom Harvey (George Stanford Brown) assumes the leadership of the black community in Henning, Tennessee from his aging father, Chicken George (Avon Long).||1:36:53||$6.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPart 2||Tom Harvey's daughter, Cynthia (Bever-Leigh Banfield) falls in love with Will Palmer (Stan Shaw) a railroad worker who soon lands a job at the lumber company. Tensions meanwhile mount in Henning as the white community seeks to strip the blacks of their rights. Will's friend Lee Garnet (Roger Mosley) is lynched after accompanying Tom (George Stanford Brown) when he fails in his attempt to register to vote.||1:35:27||$6.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPart 3||Seventeen years later: Will Palmer (Stan Shaw) prospers as the owner of the lumber company. His daughter Bertha (Irene Cara) goes to college where she falls in love with Simon Haley (Dorian Harewood), a poor sharecropper's son. Bertha picks up Simon's diploma as he leaves school a week early to join the Army and World War I.||1:38:40||$6.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPart 4||Simon Haley (Dorian Harewood) spends World War I with the 92nd Infantry, Colored, in France. On his return to the States, Simon and his buddies Doxey (Charles Weldon) and Haywood (Bernie Casey) are greeted by a lynch mob in Knoxville, Tennessee. Simon finally arrives in Henning where he marries Bertha (Irene Cara) and announces that they are going to Cornell University where he will take a master's degree in agriculture. Fourteen months later they return to Henning with their first son, Alex Haley.||1:37:41||$6.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPart 5||12-year-old Alex Haley (Christoff St. John) learns his family history from grandfather Will Palmer (Stan Shaw).||1:35:51||$6.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPart 6||Alex Haley (Damon Evans) joins the Coast Guard after leaving college. He meets and marries Nan Branch (Debbie Allen) before being sent to the South Pacific during WW II.||1:37:14||$6.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPart 7||Alex Haley (James Earl Jones) is now a successful magazine writer; his latest assignment: an interview with Malcolm X.||1:40:28||$6.99||View in iTunes|
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Another southerner reeling from Shermans March. I havent watched it either but i decided to offer another option to one star and being ignorant. Try it