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A Transcendent Moment in Roots

  • Posted: 5/2/2014
    • Length: 04:11
    • Plays: ???
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'Roots' co-stars Louis Gossett Jr. and LeVar Burton describe a special scene they shared and all that it implied. Gossett Jr., who played the character Fiddler, spontaneously added a line of his own when comforting the young Kunta Kinte, played by Burton. 'Roots' author Alex Haley, who was also on the set, let the line remain.

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