Feb. 18, 1979
ABC TV Network

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Roots: The Next Generations

Roots: The Next Generations continues where Roots left off This series follows author Alex Haley's family line from the Post American Civil War era to Alex Haley's search for his family roots.

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01x07 Chapter 7 - The 60's Aired: Feb. 24, 1979

In October 1960, Simon, Alex, George and others gather in Henning for the funeral of Aunt Lizzie. George is an attorney, Julius is an architect, …

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  • Ruby Dee (Queen Haley) and Ossie Davis (Dad Jones) were married in real life from December 9, 1948 until his death on February 4, 2005.
  • Georg Stanford Brown (Tom Harvey) and Lynne Moody (Irene Harvey) are the only actors to reprise their roles from Roots.
  • Marlon Brando's appearance as George Lincoln Rockwell, the founder of the American Nazi Party, was filmed in one day.
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