Roots

  1. Episode 4 Part Four
    Roots Finale Recap: Family Reunion This soulful, vital American narrative deserves better.
  2. Episode 3 Part Three
    Roots Recap: Dueling Grounds This is the grisly essence of so-called gentlemen and their “civilized” tradition.
  3. Episode 2 Part Two
    Roots Recap: The Only Thing That Is Greater Than You Another clunky installment of Roots, despite a few charming subtleties.
  4. Episode 1 Part One
    Roots Premiere Recap: The Birth of Kunta Kinte The new Roots is ambitious, but it lacks the patience to tell its story.

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