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Roots: The Next Generations


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Roots: The Next Generations

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S01, E01  (First Aired: 
Alex Haley's saga of a black American family resumes in 1882 Henning, Tenn., with blacksmith Tom Harvey as the family patriarch. This episode: Black schoolteacher Carrie Barden marries Jim Warner, white son of the town's leading citizen.
  • Mon 2/27
  • 5:00PM-7:15PM
  • Sundance
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S01, E02  (First Aired: 
Tom's daughter Cynthia marries Will Palmer, a lumberyard laborer who eventually takes over the business when its hard-drinking owner loses control.
  • Mon 2/27
  • 7:15PM-9:30PM
  • Sundance
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S01, E03  (First Aired: 
Will's daughter Bertha becomes the first of Kunta Kinte's descendants to go to college, where she meets the young and ambitious Simon Haley.
  • Mon 2/27
  • 9:30PM-11:45PM
  • Sundance
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S01, E04  (First Aired: 
In 1918, Simon Haley enlists in the Army and sees action in France; upon his return to the United States, he and Bertha leave Henning to attend school in the North.
  • Mon 2/27
  • 11:45PM-2:00AM
  • Sundance
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S01, E05  (First Aired: 
Alex Haley learns his family history from his grandfather.
  • Tue 2/28
  • 5:00PM-7:15PM
  • Sundance
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S01, E06  (First Aired: 
After dropping out of college and joining the Coast Guard, Alex meets and marries Nan Branch; he re-enlists and begins his writing career.
  • Tue 2/28
  • 7:15PM-9:30PM
  • Sundance
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S01, E07  (First Aired: 
Alex Haley retires from the Coast Guard and pursues his career as a freelance writer; a visit to Henning re-ignites his interest in discovering his roots.
  • Tue 2/28
  • 9:30PM-12:00AM
  • Sundance
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