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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013– )

TV Mini-series | 360 min | Documentary

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.
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Updated Jun 13, 2013

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Apr 14, 2013 (United States)

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Kurt Andersen
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David Sirota
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Jay Winik
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David Brooks
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John Powers
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Steve Wozniak
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8.4 / 10 | 350 votes