WEB EXTRA: Hidden History – Alex Haley Museum’s Former Executive Director On The “Roots” Author

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West Tennessee native Alex Haley is perhaps best known for writing the book behind the ABC mini-series “Roots.” His childhood home is just 50 miles from Memphis in Henning. We explore the hidden history behind the best-selling African-American author of all time, by hearing first-hand accounts of his life from a Mid-South woman who knew him well.

In this web extra, hear more from the Alex Haley Museum’s Former Executive Director, Charletta Campbell Norfolk.

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