TITLE

Roots and Rootlessness

PUB. DATE
February 1977
SOURCE
National Review;2/18/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on controversies surrounding "Roots" a television program in the United States. It is opined that "Roots" was a racist program and racially inflammatory. In the program a scene in which an African boy was whipped until his stubbornness broke produced a moment of human tragedy.
ACCESSION #
6071143

 

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