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Episode 1 Roots: The Complete Miniseries 1:36:09   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, whispering the name of Kunta Kinte. Details
Episode 2 Roots: The Complete Miniseries 1:35:09   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indiginity of an Annapolis slave auction. Details
Episode 3 Roots: The Complete Miniseries 1:35:41   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     In 1776, a nation fights for freedom...but not for all. Kunta Kinte escapes again and is crippled by slave catchers. He marries, gains a daughter and loses his long-time friend Fiddler. Details
Episode 4 Roots: The Complete Miniseries 1:35:18   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     At age 16, Kizzy is sold and bears her new master's son, who grows up to become fun-loving Chicken George. Yearning to see her parents, Kizzy is comforted by Samuel Bennett, but they are ill-matched. Details
Episode 5 Roots: The Complete Miniseries 1:35:58   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns home a free man, a status that has a profound effect on the family begun by Kunta Kinte. Details
Episode 6 Roots: The Complete Miniseries 1:35:23   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     The Civil War is over but night riders terrorize ex-slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders but endangers his own life. Details
Part 1 Roots: The Next Generations 1:38:19   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     Tom Harvey (George Stanford Brown) assumes the leadership of the black community in Henning, Tennessee from his aging father, Chicken George (Avon Long). Details
Part 2 Roots: The Next Generations 1:35:41   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     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. Details
Part 3 Roots: The Next Generations 1:39:04   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     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. Details
Part 4 Roots: The Next Generations 1:39:12   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     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. Details
Part 5 Roots: The Next Generations 1:36:14   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     12-year-old Alex Haley (Christoff St. John) learns his family history from grandfather Will Palmer (Stan Shaw). Details
Part 6 Roots: The Next Generations 1:38:59   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     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. Details
Part 7 Roots: The Next Generations 1:40:48   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     Alex Haley (James Earl Jones) is now a successful magazine writer; his latest assignment: an interview with Malcolm X. Details
The Gift Roots: The Gift 1:33:25   $5.99  See Preview/Download
     On Christmas Eve 1770, a young African warrior, who three years prior had been captured and sold into slavery in America, leads a desperate group of runaway slaves as they attempt to reach freedom in the North. Based on the characters from the novel Roots by Alex Haley. Details

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