History of the 80s: 1981

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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The History of the '80s documentary series offers a look at major moments from the 1980s, including international events, politics, sports, entertainment, and developments in science and technology. Excerpts from film and television coverage are used to take viewers back in time and help to put the decade in perspective. This volume, focusing on the year 1981, features: the release of 52 U.S. hostages who had been held in Iran for 444 days; Ronald Reagan's inauguration as U.S. president; the assassination attempt against President Reagan by John W. Hinkley Jr.; and more.



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