Roots: The Next Generations

  • 1979
  • TV Show
  • None

This 12-hour sequel spanned nearly 90 years in author Alex Haley's family history. It aired over seven nights (all of the episodes were highly rated) and, like its predecessor, won the Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series. Marlon Brando also won in a supporting role, as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell. The story opened in 1882 in Tennessee (more…)

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Roots: The Next Generations
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 Ki (more…)

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  • Premiered: February 18, 1979
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: This 12-hour sequel spanned nearly 90 years in author Alex Haley's family history. It aired over seven nights (all of the episodes were highly rated) and, like its predecessor, won the Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series. Marlon Brando also won in a suppor… (more)

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