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Roots: The Gift

Roots: The Gift

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, December 11, 1988 15.4 24 N/A
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  • Season: 1988-89
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Period Piece, Black Story, Holiday Special

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Plot Synopsis

In 1775 Virginia, slave Kunta Kinte is inspired by the efforts of a free black man to help slaves escape to the North and freedom.


Production Company:

  • David L. Wolper Prods. IAW Warner Bros. TV

Production Type:

  • Independent
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