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Roots (tv program)

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  • Hispanic Catholics rediscover Jewish roots

    MIAMI Growing up in Brazil, Jonatas Da Silva knew there was something different about his family. The women went to the river to cleanse after their periods, relatives were buried within a day, and no one celebrated Christmas or ate pork. But it wasn't until he was living in South Florida that the graduate student came to terms with a lost identity.
  • Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse

    Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse
    A show about the life and music of Tammy Wynette opens the 2015 season at the Essex's Ivoryton Playhouse. "Stand By Your Man" by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "Becoming Dr. Ruth") and featuring 26 country music classics, runs March 18 to...

    TCA 2015: BET takes on epic miniseries with 'Book of Negroes

    TCA 2015: BET takes on epic miniseries with 'Book of Negroes
    BET's upcoming miniseries "Book of Negroes" is set during the same tumultuous American era as "Roots" and as last year's Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave." Although the story contains depictions of atrocities, it is at its heart a tale of triumph. "It'...

    History channel's 'Roots' miniseries project moves ahead with hiring of director Allen Hughes

    The History channel is moving closer to a remake of the groundbreaking TV miniseries "Roots." The channel said Allen Hughes, whose credits include "Menace II Society" and "The Book of Eli," has been hired to direct the project. Hughes also will serve...

    Four political dramas that play around with form

    Four political dramas that play around with form
    The words "political drama" may evoke finger-pointing lectures to some, but the subtlest works of dramatic literature have a political dimension, and the most enduring political dramas have an artistic suppleness. A false dichotomy between aesthetics...