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ERIC Number: EJ183122
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Publication Date: 1978
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The Social Impact of "Roots"
Hur, Kenneth K.; Robinson, John P.
Journalism Quarterly, 55, 1, 19-24,83, Spr 78
A survey revealed that a larger percentage of blacks than of whites had watched the television drama "Roots," considered it accurate, and discussed it with friends. The program's influence on the racial attitude of whites was found to be less than many media observers had believed. (GW)
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