The Eighties

A documentary series focusing on the Reagan presidency, the AIDS crisis, the end of the Cold War, Wall Street corruption, the tech boom, the expansion of television, and the evolving music industry.

Genre: Documentary

Country: USA

Duration: N/A

Quality: HD

Release: 2016

IMDb: 8.3

Season 1 - The Eighties
"VCRs, remote controls, family sitcoms, adult dramas, and prime-time soaps all changed TV enjoyment."
"Exploring the two-term presidency of Ronald Reagan; highlighting his triumphs and controversies."
"The ever-present Cold War between the United States and Russia finally comes to an end thanks to a chain of events that had once been unthinkable."
"Junk bonds, bailouts and Wall Street corruption set the tone for a decade of greed and excess."
"Music videos and the digital revolution dominated the music industry, as CDs replaced records; the charts were dominated by artists like Madonna, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and Prince."
"A look at the innovations and inventions of the Digital Revolution, including the personal computer and the Internet, which have defined life as we know it today."
"The rise of a mysterious and deadly illness developed into a pandemic, affecting primarily the gay community and killing millions of people to date called acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)."