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Join ABC News on a voyage through one of the most turbulent, and perhaps the most provocative decades in the 20th century. "The History Of The 80s" is a dramatic and enlightening three-disc set that revisits the events, places and profiles that created headlines and shaped history. Topics included on each disc are world events, people, entertainment, sports, science and technology. Disc 1 (1980-1982): Iran hostage crisis. U.S. Olympic hockey victory. Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Solidarity in Poland. Chrysler bailout. John Lennon assassination. Hostages released. Reagan inaugurated. MTV. Reagan and Pope John Paul II assassination attempts. PCs and VCRs. Charles and Diana's wedding. AIDS. Vietnam Memorial. Israeli invasion of Lebanon. Tylenol poisonings. Anti-nuclear protest. Artificial heart implanted. Disc 2 (1983-1985): U.S. deployment of nuclear weapons in Europe. Granada invasion. Education report. Star Wars. Aquino assassination. Bhopal disaster. Central America. Presidential campaigns. Los Angeles Olympics. Bernard Goetz. Indira Ghandi assassination. Iran-Iraq war. Gorbachev assumes power. Live Aid/Farm Aid concerts. Terrorism. Apartheid in South Africa. Crack. Contras. AIDS. U.S. buyouts of corporations. Disc 3 (1986-1989): Challenger disaster. Iceland Summit. Oliver North. Chernobyl nuclear accident. Homeless in America. Status of Liberty Centennial. Kurt Waldheim. U.S. bombs Libya. Wall Street crash. AIDS. Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. Papal visit to Poland Iran-Contra Affair. 200th anniversary of U.S. Constitution. Reagan and Gorbachev. Navy in the Persian Gulf. Pan Am Flight 103. Wall Street buyouts. PLO renounces terrorism. Benazir Bhutto. Berlin Wall. Manuel Noriega. Exxon Valdez. War on drugs. Chinese student protests. Romania. S&L crisis. Bush.
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|Studio Name:||MPI Home Video|
|DVD Release Date:||08/31/2004|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||510 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||English Stereo|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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