Episode 4 | Roots

After 20 years in England, Chicken George makes his way back to America and reaches Tom Lea's farm, where he hopes to be reunited with his family. But tracking down his long-lost relations and making up for lost time won't be easy. Meanwhile, the American Civil War breaks out and lines are drawn.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'24'33''
  • Broadcast year: 2017
Curriculum Connection
  • History | The Slave Trade

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Roots
  • Episode: 4