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
- Marlon Brando's appearance as George Lincoln Rockwell, the founder of the American Nazi Party, was filmed in one day.
- Debbi Morgan (Elizabeth "Liz" Harvey) appears in six of the series' seven episodes, more than anyone else.
- 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.