Making "Roots," and Making TV History

A discussion with four stars of the TV series "Roots," Ben Vereen, Lou Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton and Leslie Uggams. "Roots," which first aired in 1977, was one of the most influential and highest rated television events of all time; the final episode had more than 100 million viewers. Thirty-five years later, the series still resonates.

Tickets for this discussion are $15 for general admission; $9 for museum members, and free for Silver Screen members and above. Order your ticket online at or call 718-777-6800.


Monday, February 4, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Ave., Astoria/Long Island City