01:25 — A first look at the highly-anticipated adaptation of The Book of Negroes, based on Lawrence Hill's award-winning novel.
01:35 — Louis Gossett Jr discusses his guest star role on ER and what it was like working with Eric LaSalle as a director.|ER|Louis Gossett Jr.|
02:20 — Historians talk about our changing understanding of the horrors of the slave trade's "middle passage" from Africa to America.
02:48 — The slave auction was the epitome of the system's dehumanization.
02:22 — Historians and experts discuss the importance of the family unit in the lives of enslaved people.
02:46 — Under threat of punishment, enslaved families found small ways to rebel against an oppressive system.
01:44 — When Joe Piscopo tries to welcome him back, Don Pardo can't stop announcing the fabulous trip he took and wonderful items he used during his year off.
04:59 — Terrence Howard on his hit new show "Empire."
02:18 — Hot Topic: Hands Off My Kids
04:53 — Louis Gossett Jr. Talks New Mini-Series "The Book of Negroes"
03:03 — Hot Topic: Fifty Shades of Tame?
02:36 — Hot Topic: Couples Counseling
05:05 — Phil Donahue hosts his show at the UN to speak with Yasser Arafat and Menachem Begin about a Palestinian homeland. The audience participates.
03:49 — Louis Gossett Jr., Ben Vereen, John Amos and Sandy Duncan reunite on TODAY and discuss the groundbreaking mini-series “Roots.” Sandy Duncan says she c (more…)
01:10 — Our photog asked Louis Gossett Jr. what he thinks the world would be like if Donald Trump gets elected for President? Louis says it’s really up to us (more…)