The Sensational 70s: 1979 - Year of Overthrow

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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The Sensational 70's documentary series offers viewers a look at "the best and worst" moments of the decade -- using excerpts from film and television to review the politics, significant events, developments in science and technology, sports, entertainment, and celebrities of the time. Memorable topics from 1979 include the malfunction and meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear power facility in Pennsylvania, the U.S.S.R.'s invasion of Afghanistan, and the death of baseball player Thurman Munson.

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decade, headlines, milestone