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John Amos

Birth Place: Newark, NJ

Profession: Actor

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Roots Reunion

Keck's Exclusives: First Look: Roots Reunion on OWN

For the first time ever, Oprah Winfrey conducts an interview inside her lavish Montecito, California, estate in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Roots, the 1977 Emmy-winning ABC miniseries that exposed the horrors of slavery and triumphs of its… Read more

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The Middle Passage
02:20 — Historians talk about our changing understanding of the horrors of the slave trade's "middle passage" from Africa to America.
The Slave Auction
02:48 — The slave auction was the epitome of the system's dehumanization.
Families in Slavery
02:22 — Historians and experts discuss the importance of the family unit in the lives of enslaved people.
Forms of Rebellion
02:46 — Under threat of punishment, enslaved families found small ways to rebel against an oppressive system.

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Fri Mar 3 8:50am
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowMary Gets a Lawyer(Season 7, Episode 8) SUND

A lawyer friend of Lou's agrees to defend Mary against a contempt charge, but her case is undermined by his infatuation with her. Look for Richard Kline, Larry from “Three's Company,” as the prosecutor. Barry: John McMartin. Judge: Walter Brooke. Baili (more…)

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Fri Mar 3 9:25am
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowLou Proposes(Season 7, Episode 9) SUND

Lou ponders marriage to Mary's globe-trotting Aunt Flo (Eileen Heckart), but is she willing to be tied down? Heckart would revive the character on Edward Asner's “Lou Grant” series. Bartender: T.J. Castronova.

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Fri Mar 3 10:00am
The Mary Tyler Moore ShowMurray Can't Lose(Season 7, Episode 10) SUND

Everyone is anxiously awaiting the annual Teddy Awards show, especially Murray after Lou lets slip some insider information about his nomination. Larry Wilde, who plays the emcee here, handled that role in several of the Teddy Award episodes. Presenter: Li (more…)

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Carl Weathers
Cheers & Jeers: Old Timers' Day on USA

Cheers to Psych and Royal Pains for paying respect to their elders.Want more Cheers & Jeers? Subscri…

John Amos in <EM>Roots</EM>
Men in Trees' John Amos Recalls His Celebrated Roots

Can you say "charmed career"? John Amos has starred in such beloved shows as Good Times, The West Wi…

John Amos on <EM>Men in Trees</EM>, and <EM>Good Times</EM>
Men in Trees' John Amos Recalls the Good Times He's Had

Everybody knows the dad from Good Times. But did you know that the actor who plays him actually got…

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  • Birth Place: Newark, NJ
  • Profession: Actor

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THE OSCARS(r) - The 89th Oscars(r)  broadcasts live on Oscar(r) SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017, on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eddy Chen)
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