Roots as Untold History

“Roots” actors Leslie Uggams (Kizzy) and LeVar Burton (the young Kunta Kinte) talk about how the miniseries brought untold African-American history to light, making “Roots” a lesson for everyone.  The miniseries “Roots” is featured on the Pioneers of Television: Miniseries episode, premiering Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 8 pm on PBS.