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The Eighties

The Eighties

2016
1 Season
14+
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From Emmy-Award winning producers Tom Hanks and Gary Goetman, The Eighties gives an extraordinary insight into significant events and people of the decade such as the Cold War, AIDS crisis, Ronald Regan and Steve Jobs.
Documentary

Episodes

  • Raised on Television, Part 1

    1. Raised on Television, Part 1

    VCRs, remote controls, family sitcoms, adult dramas and prime-time soaps all changed TV enjoyment.

    43m 0s

  • Raised on Television, Part 2

    2. Raised on Television, Part 2

    VCRs, remote controls, family sitcoms, adult dramas and prime-time soaps all changed TV enjoyment.

    43m 0s

  • The Reagan Revolution

    3. The Reagan Revolution

    Exploring the two-term presidency of Ronald Reagan; highlighting his triumphs and controversies.

    43m 1s

  • Tear Down This Wall

    4. Tear Down This Wall

    Chain of events ending the decades-long Cold War, culminating in the eradication of the Berlin Wall.

    43m 3s

  • Greed is Good

    5. Greed is Good

    Greed and excess ran wild with Wall Street corruption, junk bonds, bailouts and Reaganomics.

    43m 1s

  • Video Killed the Radio Star

    6. Video Killed the Radio Star

    Michael Jackson released the greatest selling album of all time and Madonna created a persona just as important as her music.

    43m 0s

  • The Fight Against AIDS

    7. The Fight Against AIDS

    The rise of a mysterious and deadly illness called acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

    43m 3s

  • The Tech Boom

    8. The Tech Boom

    The technology that defines our life today, the personal computer and the Internet.

    43m 0s

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