Alex Haley

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American biographer, screenwriter, and novelist

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According to Wikipedia, Alexander Murray Palmer Haley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. ABC adapted the book as a television miniseries of the same name and aired it in 1977 to a record-breaking audience of 130 million viewers. In the United States, the book and miniseries raised the public awareness of black American history and inspired a broad interest in genealogy and family history.

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What Are Alex Haley's Academic Contributions?

Alex Haley is most known for their academic work in the field of communications. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and literature.

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