"Roots: The Next Generations" 1979

Synopsis:

Roots: The Next Generations is a television miniseries, introduced in 1979, continuing, from 1882 to the 1960s, the fictionalized story of the family of Alex Haley and their life in Henning, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, USA. This sequel to the 1977 miniseries is based on the last seven chapters of Haley's novel entitled Roots: The Saga of an American Family plus additional material by Haley. Roots: The Next Generations was produced with a budget of $16.6 million, nearly three times as large as that of the original.

Directed by: Georg Stanford Brown
Written by: Alex Haley
Cast:
James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
Alex Haley 
Debbi Morgan
Debbi Morgan
Elizabeth Harvey 
Lynn Hamilton
Lynn Hamilton
Cousin Georgia Anderson 
Lynne Moody
Lynne Moody
Irene Harvey 
Marc Singer
Marc Singer
Andy Warner 
Kristoff St. John
Kristoff St. John
Alex Haley, Age 12