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January 23, 1977 – Historical miniseries “Roots,” based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel “Roots: The Saga of an American Family” aired on ABC network that year. (Courtesy Photo)
The mini-series “Roots,” which received nine Emmy Awards, first aired on ABC-TV, 1977.
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