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Georg Stanford Brown and Paul Winfield star in a 1979 miniseries.

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aired 187 days ago
Alex Haley retires from the Coast Guard and pursues his career as a freelance writer; a visit to Henning re-ignites his interest in discovering his roots.
aired 187 days ago
After dropping out of college and joining the Coast Guard, Alex meets and marries Nan Branch; he re-enlists and begins his writing career.
aired 188 days ago
Alex Haley learns his family history from his grandfather.
aired 188 days ago
In 1918, Simon Haley enlists in the Army and sees action in France; upon his return to the United States, he and Bertha leave Henning to attend school in the North.
aired 188 days ago
Will's daughter Bertha becomes the first of Kunta Kinte's descendants to go to college, where she meets the young and ambitious Simon Haley.
aired 188 days ago
Tom's daughter Cynthia marries Will Palmer, a lumberyard laborer who eventually takes over the business when its hard-drinking owner loses control.
aired 188 days ago
Alex Haley's saga of a black American family resumes in 1882 Henning, Tenn., with blacksmith Tom Harvey (Georg Stanford Brown) as the family patriarch. This episode: Black schoolteacher Carrie Barden (Fay Hauser) marries Jim Warner (Richard Thomas), white son of the town's leading cit.

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