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  • Pioneers of Television

PIONEERS OF TELEVISION | America captivated by "Roots" | PBS

Duration: 02:15
Program: Pioneers of Television #304
Broadcast Date: Feb. 4, 2013

"Roots" aired in 1977 and America stopped, captivated by the tale -- attracting more viewers than any television drama in history. Not only was it popular but also transformed the nations' conversation about slavery. Watch the stars discuss how "Roots" came to life in PIONEERS OF TELEVISION "Miniseries" on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 8:00 pm ET on PBS.

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Post Date: February 4, 2013