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Alex Haley
(1921-1992) born on
Aug 11
US novelist, journalist. His historical fiction, "Roots," 1976, depicted the struggles of American blacks and became the most-watched dramatic show in TV history.
         
   
F
"Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children."

R
"In the bush, "trust" no one you don't know.'
A
In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.
N
Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people.
K
History is written by the winners.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Maroon."
R: "Roots," 1977.
A: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: Interview on "David Frost Show," 20 Apr 1972.
   


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