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The 80's: The Decade That Made Us

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A look back at a memorable decade; the historical moments and trends that shaped the world.

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aired 23 days ago
At the end of the 1980s, American pop culture goes global and helps bring down the Iron Curtain, leaving the U.S. as the world's sole superpower.
aired 23 days ago
America goes "Back to the Future" when President Reagan is in office, and plucky individuals tackle AIDS and the Cold War.
aired 24 days ago
Wall street is doing well; drug use and CEO salaries skyrocket during this time; women struggle with sexism in the workplace.
aired 30 days ago
America leaves recession and falls in love with retail therapy.
aired 30 days ago
A new breed of rebel entrepreneur takes the counter culture over; in the White House the Reagan Revolution is almost stopped in its tracks.
aired 38 days ago
America learns to feel good about itself again, kick-starting a decade of innovation, challenge and change.

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