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Oprah Radio host Dr. Robin Smith talks with actor Louis Gossett Jr . about his childhood and about how he got involved in acting.
Louis Gossett Jr . won an Emmy� for Roots and was only the third African-American male to win an Oscar�, for An Officer and a Gentleman. Watch as he describes how his life changed after Oscar.
Oprah Radio host Dr. Maya Angelou talks with actor Louis Gossett Jr . about his book An Actor and a Gentleman.
Even before Roots riveted Americans, cast members say they knew they were a part of something special. Watch as John Amos, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett Jr . and Ben Vereen describe the atmosphere of the set.
Did Roots open the door to a greater conversation about race in America? Watch as cast members John Amos, Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen and Louis Gossett Jr . discuss why that door needs to be opened wider and where they think the country is today.
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cast members from the series, including Cicely Tyson and LeVar Burton, as well as Leslie Uggams, John Amos, Louis Gossett , Jr . and Ben Vereen. With original clips from "Roots" serving as their backdrop, the cast shares with Oprah their
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