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ERIC Number: EJ189183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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The Impact of "Roots" on a Racially Heterogeneous Southern Community: An Exploratory Study
Balon, Robert E.
Journal of Broadcasting, 22, 3, 299-307, Sum 78
A total of 536 phone interviews were obtained using the Austin telephone directory on the day following the final telecast of "Roots." Eighty percent of the sample population identified itself as white, 12 percent black, and 8 percent as Latin American. The impact of "Roots" was determined to be generally positive. (JEG)
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Language: English
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