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[New York, NY] : A & E Television Networks, [2016].
Widescreen version.
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3 videodiscs (DVD) (approximately 389 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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[New York, NY] : A & E Television Networks, [2016].
Widescreen version.
031398247586, 031398248941


General Note
Title from container.
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Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
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Originally broadcast as a television mini-series.
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"Your name is your shield"--Container.
General Note
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, Sharone Meir, Peter Menzies Jr. ; editors, Martin Nicholson [and four others] ; music, Alex Heffes, Philip Miller.
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Anika Noni Rose, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr.
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley₂s best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.
Target Audience
Television rating: TV14.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kindberg, A., Eatock, C., Kantrow, A. M. 1., Konner, L., Van Peebles, M., Whitaker, F., Paquin, A., Fishburne, L., III., Rhys-Meyers, J., Kirby, M., Rose, A. N., & Haley, A. (2016). Roots (Widescreen version.). A & E Television Networks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ann, Kindberg et al.. 2016. Roots. A & E Television Networks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ann, Kindberg et al.. Roots A & E Television Networks, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kindberg, Ann,, et al. Roots Widescreen version., A & E Television Networks, 2016.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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