This "bold . . . extraordinary . . . blockbuster . . ". (Newsweek) begins with a birth in 1750, in an African village; it ends seven generations later at the Arkansas funeral of a black professor whose children are a teacher, a Navy architect, an assistant director of the U.S. Information Agency, and an author. The author is Alex Haley.
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I skipped through boring parts a lot, which was a lot of this. I know this is like the most epic TV ever (6 of the T40 programs; the only other thing w/more than 2 slots is the Super Bowl) but…the ... Read full review