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History of the 80s (DVD)


 
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Product Code: DVD7132
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Rating: NR
Running Time: 510 min.
Release Date: 8/1/2004
UPC Code: 0-30306-7132-9-8
Country: United States
Region Code: 0
Language: ENG
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Synopsis

An ABC News special presentation taking a voyage through one of the most turbulent and provocative decades of the past century. This dramatic 10-part series revisits the events, the people and the places that created headlines and shaped history.

1980

Includes: Iran hostage crisis U.S. Hockey victory Soviets invade Afghanistan Mount St. Helens Love Canal Polish solidarity Chrysler bailout.

1981

Includes: Iran hostages released Ronald Reagan inaugurated MTV assassination attempts against Reagan and the Pope PCs &VCRs Charles &Diana AIDS Anwar Sadat assassination.

1982

Includes: Vietnam memorial Falkland Islands war ERA defeat Israeli invasion of Lebanon Tylenol poisonings Anti-nuclear protest Artificial heart implanted Poland.

1983

Includes: U.S. deployment of nuclear weapons in Europe Grenada invasion education report Star Wars Beningo Aquino assassination firsts in America U.S. Embassy/Marine barracks bombed.

1984

Includes: Bhopal disaster new patriotism Central America Presidential campaigns L.A. Olympics Bernard Goetz Indira Gandhi assassination Iran/Iraq war.

1985

Includes: Mikhail Gorbachev rises to power Live Aid/Farm Aid concerts terrorism Apartheid in South Africa crack Contras AIDS Pete Rose Poland corporate buyouts.

1986

Includes: Challenger disaster Iceland Summit Oliver North Chernobyl disaster homelessness in America Statue of Liberty centennial Kurt Waldheim U.S. bombs Libya.

1987

Includes: Stock Market crash AIDS Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker Pope visits Poland Gorbachev visits America Contra Affair Japan in America Constitution bicentennial.

1988

Includes: Environmental issues Reagan and Gorbachev Navy in the Persian Gulf Pan Am Flight 103 election Wall Street buyouts PLO renounces terrorism Benazir Bhutto.

1989

Includes: Soviet Union crumbles Berlin Wall falls Manual Noriega Exxon Valdez disaster San Francisco earthquake war on drugs student protests in China Romania S&L crisis George Bush.
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