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10/02/1992 Writer Alex Haley dies at 70

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America's Treasures - The story of Alex Haley

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Digging Up the Roots of "Roots" (Alex Haley)

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Roots author Alex Haley on the horror of slavery, 1977: CBC Archives | CBC

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Alex Haley speaks on Malcolm X - Tells The Story Of His Search for ROOTS 1977

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1983 Alex Haley Interview

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. He did not finish his last novel before dying in Seattle, Washington, of a heart attack. At his request, the novel was finished by David Stevens and was published as Alex Haley's Queen.
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