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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us


Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

6 Episodes 2013 - 2013

Episode 1

Lift Off

Sun, Apr 14, 2013 45 mins

Part 1 of a six-part 1980s retrospective features a look at the entertainment world. Topics include: video games; workout videos; IBM computer software; the death of John Lennon; the birth of MTV; and the TV series "Dallas."

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Episode 2

The Revolutionaries

Sun, Apr 14, 2013 45 mins

Part 2 of 6. The attempt on Ronald Reagan's life is chronicled. Also: a look at 1980s visionaries, including Steve Jobs, Ted Turner, and Ben & Jerry's cofounders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield.

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Episode 3

Shop 'til You Drop

Mon, Apr 15, 2013 45 mins

Part 3 of 6. Consumer trends of the 1980s are recalled, including Madonna's popular fashion style and the first cell phones. Also: a look at big-brand marketing battles.

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Episode 4

Masters of the Universe

Mon, Apr 15, 2013 45 mins

Part 4 of 6. A look at money, power and greed in the 1980s. Also: The 1986 explosion of the Challenger space shuttle is recalled.

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Episode 5

Tear Down These Walls

Tue, Apr 16, 2013 45 mins

Part 5 of 6. Examining breakthroughs in politics, racial issues and health care that took place in the 1980s.

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Episode 6

Super Power

Tue, Apr 16, 2013 45 mins

Conclusion. A look at the emergence of the U.S. as a global cultural superpower.

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