TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.
ABC originally broadcast the show as eight episodes. Episodes 1, 2, 6 and 8 were two hours apiece. Episodes 3, 4, 5 and 7 were one hour apiece. For VHS, DVD, and re-broadcast, it was packaged as six two-hour episodes.
Omoro, Kunta's father:
Kunta Kinte, behold the only thing greater than yourself!
When Chicken George returns from England and he first sees his wife, he slowly takes off his white gloves as they approach each other. When he wraps his arms around her, the gloves are back on.
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