Feb. 18, 1979
120 min.
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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The show had 1 season and 7 episodes air in 1979.

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  • At the time that the miniseries was produced, James Daly (RSM Boyce) was the father-in-law of Georg Stanford Brown (Tom Harvey), as he was married to Daly's daughter Tyne Daly from 1966 to 1990.
  • Glynn Turman was offered a role but negotiations fell through.
  • 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.
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