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A New Chapter in the "Roots" Saga

TV critic David Bianculli reviews the new ABC special, Roots: The Gift, which revisits protagonist Kunta Kinte. He says it's a true successor to the original miniseries, and exceeds it in quality.

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Other segments from the episode on December 5, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 5, 1988: Interview with Taylor Branch; Review of Fred Astaire's album "The Astaire Story"; Interview with Carolyn Heilbrun; Review of the television show "Roots:…

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