Synopsis by Alice Duncan
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 1984, features: a look at the "new patriotism"; the Los Angeles Olympic Games (from which the Soviets and other bloc nations withdrew, saying athletes had been threatened); and more.
decade, headlines, milestone