02:52 — A Man Called Sledge
01:32 — Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about the highly anticipated miniseries.
01:32 — Watch an exclusive trailer for the epic 4-part miniseries.
01:38 — The Evictors is a 1979 horror/crime cult film written and directed by Charles B. Pierce.
A four-night, eight-hour event series, "Roots" is a historical portrait of one family's journey through American slavery and their will to survive and (more…)
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.
02:47 — On the verge of annihilation, Kido, the leader of the persecuted Jillucians, sends his beautiful granddaughter, Emeralida, to find the eight legendary (more…)
In the role of Kunta Kinte's wife, Emayatzy Corinealdi researched and embodied the spirit of female slaves of this era to give strength and compassion (more…)
02:51 — Watch the full recap of Roots at the White House.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers explains how his character Tom Lea uses his own son to climb the social ladder of the slave-owning aristocracy of the South.
Anna Paquin describes her character Nancy Holt and reflects on the role of women in the series.
01:00 — Watch an exclusive trailer for the epic 4-part miniseries.
01:00 — Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about the highly anticipated miniseries.
Check out this trailer for HISTORY's "Roots," starring Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anna Paquin, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker, and Ma (more…)
00:32 — Know his name. Roots premieres Memorial Day on HISTORY.
02:38 — To help support himself and his unemployed father, young singer Danny Fisher (Elvis Presley) takes a job at the King Creole nightclub. But a local mob (more…)
02:41 — Set in Oklahoma from 1890-1915. A quarter century of change is seen through experiences of a pioneering couple determined to succeed in America. Based (more…)
01:11 — An inner city school teacher goes above and beyond the call of duty to reach his rebellious students. Low budget classic features the rock anthem 'Roc (more…)
01:14 — Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's la (more…)
- Birth Place: Bronx, New York, United States
- Died: July 23, 1982
- Profession: Actor, Director