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.
Last Episode01x07 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, …
Series Fun Facts
- This was James Daly's final acting role before his death on July 3, 1978. It was not broadcast until more than seven months after he died.
- 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.
- Glynn Turman was offered a role but negotiations fell through.