The Eighties (2016– )

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SUMMARY
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.
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Filmmakers (114)

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Cast

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  • H.W. Brands's primary photoH.W. Brands Himself - Author, 'Reagan: A Life' / Himself / Himself - Author, 'Masters of Enterprise' / Himself - Author, 'Reagan: The Life'  Less 280,250 5 2016
  • Chris Connelly's primary photoChris Connelly Himself - Reporter, ESPN / Himself - ESPN  Less 112,715 4 2016
  • Gil Troy's primary photoGil Troy Himself - Author, 'Morning in America' / Himself - Author, 'The Reagan Revolution'  Less 766,143 4 2016
  • James Baker III's primary photoJames Baker III Himself - Fmr White House Chief of Staff / Himself - Fmr White House Chief of Staff (as James A. Baker III)  Less 314,627 3 2016
  • Douglas Brinkley's primary photoDouglas Brinkley Author and Historian / Himself / Himself - Author and Historian / Himself - Editor, 'The Reagan Diaries'  Less 140,499 3 2016
  • Pat Buchanan's primary photoPat Buchanan Himself - Fmr White House Communications Director / Himself - Fmr Host, 'Crossfire'  Less 212,833 3 2016
  • Tom Hanks's primary photoTom Hanks Himself - Actor / Himself  Less 241 3 2016
  • Steven Hayward's primary photoSteven Hayward Himself - Author, 'The Age of Reagan' (as Steven F. Hayward) / Himself - Author, 'The Age of Reagan'  Less 7,126,103 3 2016
  • Lesley Stahl's primary photoLesley Stahl Herself - Fmr White House Correspondent, CBS News / Fmr White House Corresponent, CBS News / Herself - CBS News  Less 32,211 3 2016
  • Ken Auletta's primary photoKen Auletta Himself - Author, 'Greed and Glory on Wall Street' / Himself - Author, 'Three Blind Mice'  Less 336,676 2 2016
  • David Bianculli's primary photoDavid Bianculli Himself - Television Critic, 'Fresh Air' / Himself - Television Critic, Fresh Air  Less 1,104,738 2 2016
  • Downtown Julie Brown's primary photoDowntown Julie Brown Herself - Fmr MTV VJ  Less 37,794 2 2016
  • Phil Donahue's primary photoPhil Donahue Himself - The Phil Donahue Show  Less 23,072 2 2016
  • Mark J. Goodman's primary photoMark J. Goodman Himself - MTV VJ  Less 197,130 2 2016
  • Renee Graham's primary photoRenee Graham Herself - Columnist, 'The Boston Globe'  Less 479,929 2 2016
  • Jeff Greenfield's primary photoJeff Greenfield Himself - Journalist / Himself - Journalist and Author  Less 475,961 2 2016
  • John Heilemann's primary photoJohn Heilemann Himself - Bloomberg Politics / Himself - Managing Editor, Bloomberg News  Less 34,572 2 2016
  • Mike Jensen's primary photoMike Jensen Himself - NBC News  Less 748,966 2 2016
  • Tim Naftali's primary photoTim Naftali Himself - Author and Historian / Himself - Historian  Less 501,808 2 2016
  • Colin Powell's primary photoColin Powell Himself - Fmr National Security Advisor / Himself - Fmr National Security Advisor (as Gen. Colin Powell)  Less 51,351 2 2016
  • Martha Quinn's primary photoMartha Quinn Herself - Fmr MTV VJ / Herself - Original MTV VJ  Less 48,429 2 2016
  • Evan Thomas's primary photoEvan Thomas Himself - Author and Historian / Himself - Journalist and Author  Less 791,394 2 2016
  • Judy Woodruff's primary photoJudy Woodruff Herself - Fmr White House Correspondent, NBC News  Less 74,108 2 2016
  • Robin Wright's primary photoRobin Wright Herself - Contributing Writer, The New Yorker  Less 266,526 2 2016
  • Julian Zelizer's primary photoJulian Zelizer Himself - Professor of History, Princeton University / Himself - Professor of History, Princeton University (as Julian E. Zelizer)  Less 5,942,668 2 2016
  • Ken Adelman's primary photoKen Adelman Himself - Fmr Dir, U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency  Less 1,775,085 1 2016
  • Charles Bierbauer's primary photoCharles Bierbauer Himself - CNN  Less 5,570,316 2 2016
  • William Black's primary photoWilliam Black Himself - Fmr Counsel, Federal Home Loan Bank Board  Less 1,536,359 1 2016
  • Steven Bochco's primary photoSteven Bochco Himself - Co-Creator, 'Hill Street Blues'  Less 17,864 1 2016
  • Bob Brown's primary photoBob Brown 20 / Himself - 20  Less 8,086,672 1 2016
  • Bryan Burrough's primary photoBryan Burrough Himself - Author, 'Barbarians at the Gate'  Less 355,628 1 2016
  • James Burrows's primary photoJames Burrows Executive producer and co-creator, 'Cheers'  Less 16,203 1 2016
  • Nolan Bushnell's primary photoNolan Bushnell Himself  Less 444,685 1 2016
  • Frank Buzzard's primary photoFrank Buzzard Himself  Less 2,910,888 1 2016
  • Lou Cannon's primary photoLou Cannon Himself - Author, 'President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime'  Less 1,263,798 1 2016
  • Ed Catmull's primary photoEd Catmull Himself - Pixar and Disney Animation Studios  Less 87,213 1 2016
  • Stewart Cheifet's primary photoStewart Cheifet Himself  Less 706,015 1 2016
  • Chuck D's primary photoChuck D Himself - MC, Public Enemy  Less 52,903 1 2016
  • Dick Clark's primary photoDick Clark Himself  Less 15,421 1 2016
  • Martin Cooper's primary photoMartin Cooper Himself  Less 434,589 1 2016
  • Barbara Corday's primary photoBarbara Corday Herself - Co-creator, 'Cagney & Lacey'  Less 196,569 1 2016
  • Richard O. Covey's primary photoRichard O. Covey Himself  Less 732,697 1 2016
  • James Curran's primary photoJames Curran Himself - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. James Curran)  Less 1,499,605 1 2016
  • Michael Dobbs's primary photoMichael Dobbs Himself - Author, 'Down with Big Brother'  Less 181,848 1 2016
  • Patrick Duffy's primary photoPatrick Duffy Actor, 'Dallas'  Less 7,238 1 2016
  • Diane English's primary photoDiane English Herself - Creator, 'Murphy Brown'  Less 20,485 1 2016
  • David Ensor's primary photoDavid Ensor Himself - ABC News  Less 6,939,827 1 2016
  • Don Farmer's primary photoDon Farmer Himself - CNN  Less 433,531 1 2016
  • Mike Farrell's primary photoMike Farrell Himself - Actor, 'M*A*S*H'  Less 6,239 1 2016
  • Anthony Fauci's primary photoAnthony Fauci Himself -  Less 2,027,369 1 2016
  • Roy Firestone's primary photoRoy Firestone Himself, ESPN  Less 191,014 1 2016
  • David France's primary photoDavid France Himself - Director, How to Survive a Plague  Less 145,919 1 2016
  • Donald Francis's primary photoDonald Francis Himself - Centers for Disease Control  Less 7,922,272 1 2016
  • Barney Frank's primary photoBarney Frank Himself - Fmr Congressman, (D) Ma  Less 174,672 1 2016
  • Robert Gallo's primary photoRobert Gallo Himself - National Cancer Institute  Less 3,682,498 1 2016
  • Nelson George's primary photoNelson George Himself - Author and Filmmaker  Less 80,262 1 2016
  • David Gergen's primary photoDavid Gergen Himself - Former White House Communications Director  Less 583,109 1 2016
  • Charles Gibson's primary photoCharles Gibson Himself - ABC News  Less 117,045 1 2016
  • Wendy Girard's primary photoWendy Girard Marion Hammond  Less 93,131 1 2016
  • Bernard Goldberg's primary photoBernard Goldberg Himself - CBS News  Less 576,748 1 2016
  • Fred Graham's primary photoFred Graham Himself - CBS News  Less 456,746 1 2016
  • Thane Gustafson's primary photoThane Gustafson Himself - Georgetown Center for Stragetic Studies  Less 5,847,644 1 2016
  • Bruce Hall's primary photoBruce Hall Himself - NBC News  Less 1,783,972 1 2016
  • Mark Halperin's primary photoMark Halperin Himself - Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics  Less 67,642 1 2016
  • Mark Harmon's primary photoMark Harmon Himself - Actor  Less 937 1 2016
  • Mary Hart's primary photoMary Hart Herself - Fmr Host, Entertainment Tonight  Less 24,618 1 2016
  • David E. Hoffman's primary photoDavid E. Hoffman Himself - Contributing Editor, Washington Post  Less 3,949,086 1 2016
  • Susanna Hoffs's primary photoSusanna Hoffs Herself - Musician, The Bangles  Less 11,607 1 2016
  • Linda Holmes's primary photoLinda Holmes Herself - Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR  Less 5,556,856 1 2016
  • Harold Jaffe's primary photoHarold Jaffe Himself - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. Harold Jaffe)  Less 730,014 1 2016
  • Cleve Jones's primary photoCleve Jones Creator, AIDS Memorial Quilt / Himself - Gay Community Leader  Less 306,455 1 2016
  • Alan Kay's primary photoAlan Kay Himself  Less 7,514,671 1 2016
  • Sandy Kenyon's primary photoSandy Kenyon Himself - CNN  Less 6,803,770 1 2016
  • Larry Kramer's primary photoLarry Kramer Co-founder, Act Up / Co-founder, Gay Men's Health Crisis / Himself - Author and Playwright  Less 65,273 1 2016
  • Mathilde Krim's primary photoMathilde Krim Herself - Co-founder, AMFAR (as Dr. Mathilde Krim)  Less 673,806 1 2016
  • Ken Levine's primary photoKen Levine Himself - Writer, 'M*A*S*H'  Less 77,532 1 2016
  • Shelley Long's primary photoShelley Long Actor, 'Cheers'  Less 1,721 1 2016
  • Sharron Lovejoy's primary photoSharron Lovejoy Herself  Less 3,775,947 1 2016
  • Ed Lover's primary photoEd Lover Himself  Less 35,036 1 2016
  • Doug Macrae's primary photoDoug Macrae Himself  Less 7,234,353 1 2016
  • Lori Majewski's primary photoLori Majewski Herself - Author, Mad World  Less 6,584,791 1 2016
  • Caryn Mandabach's primary photoCaryn Mandabach Herself - Producer, 'The Cosby Show'  Less 75,209 1 2016
  • Kevin Maney's primary photoKevin Maney Himself  Less 8,230,699 1 2016
  • James Mann's primary photoJames Mann Himself - Author, 'The Rebellion of President Reagan'  Less 5,824,908 1 2016
  • Michael Mann's primary photoMichael Mann Herself - Executive producer, 'Miami Vice'  Less 2,625 1 2016
  • Jack F. Matlock Jr.'s primary photoJack F. Matlock Jr. Himself - Fmr U.S. Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. (as Jack Matlock)  Less 8,372,177 1 2016
  • Jane Mayer's primary photoJane Mayer Herself - Fmr Reporter, Wall Street Journal  Less 498,354 1 2016
  • Jay McInerney's primary photoJay McInerney Himself - Author, 'Brights Lights, Big City'  Less 121,838 1 2016
  • Bethany McLean's primary photoBethany McLean Herself - Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair  Less 81,568 1 2016
  • Doyle McManus's primary photoDoyle McManus Himself - Co-author, 'Landslide: The Unmaking of the President'  Less 6,903,509 1 2016
  • Wendy Melvoin's primary photoWendy Melvoin Herself - Guitarist, Prince and the Revolution  Less 47,903 1 2016
  • Pat Mitchell's primary photoPat Mitchell CEO, PBS / Herself - Fmr President  Less 157,619 1 2016
  • Andrea Naversen's primary photoAndrea Naversen Herself - CBS News  Less 1,018,475 1 2016
  • Joe Nocera's primary photoJoe Nocera Himself - Columnist, New York Times  Less 6,481,498 1 2016
  • Joel Peresman's primary photoJoel Peresman Himself - President, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  Less 1,488,893 1 2016
  • Stephen Pizzo's primary photoStephen Pizzo Himself - Author, 'Inside Job'  Less 917,518 1 2016
  • David Pogue's primary photoDavid Pogue Himself  Less 165,258 1 2016
  • John Poindexter's primary photoJohn Poindexter Himself - Fmr National Security Advisor  Less 6,928,682 1 2016
  • Rakim's primary photoRakim Himself  Less 160,793 1 2016
  • Richard Reeves's primary photoRichard Reeves Himself - Author, 'President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination'  Less 4,741,473 1 2016
  • Nile Rodgers's primary photoNile Rodgers Himself - Music Producer  Less 57,947 1 2016
  • Morley Safer's primary photoMorley Safer Himself - 60 Minutes  Less 89,050 1 2016
  • Victor Sebestyen's primary photoVictor Sebestyen Himself - Author, 'Revolution 1989'  Less 8,594,397 1 2016
  • Robert Service's primary photoRobert Service Himself - Author, 'Comrades: A World History of Communism'  Less 2,514,423 1 2016
  • Paul Shafer's primary photoPaul Shafer Himself - Musical director, 'Late Night with David Letterman'  Less 855,819 1 2016
  • Tom Shales's primary photoTom Shales Himself - Television Critic  Less 486,502 1 2016
  • Maria Shriver's primary photoMaria Shriver Herself - ABC News  Less 10,197 1 2016
  • Mervyn Silverman's primary photoMervyn Silverman Fmr President, AMFAR (as Dr. Mervyn Silverman) / Himself - Fmr San Francisco Health Director  Less 7,689,529 1 2016
  • Allan Sloan's primary photoAllan Sloan Himself - Journalist, Forbes  Less 1,341,774 1 2016
  • Terence Smith's primary photoTerence Smith Himself - CBS News  Less 572,567 1 2016
  • Andrew Ross Sorkin's primary photoAndrew Ross Sorkin Himself - Columnist, New York Times  Less 15,233 1 2016
  • Michael Specter's primary photoMichael Specter Himself - Staff Writer, The New Yorker  Less 8,538,621 1 2016
  • Penelope Spheeris's primary photoPenelope Spheeris Herself - Filmmaker  Less 13,021 1 2016
  • Peter Staley's primary photoPeter Staley Himself - AIDS Activist  Less 382,084 1 2016
  • David Steinberg's primary photoDavid Steinberg Himself - Comedian  Less 43,493 1 2016
  • James B. Stewart's primary photoJames B. Stewart Himself - Author, 'Den of Thieves'  Less 986,147 1 2016
  • Gillian Tett's primary photoGillian Tett Herself - U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times  Less 409,384 1 2016
  • Ahmir-Khalib Thompson's primary photoAhmir-Khalib Thompson Himself - Musician and Record Producer  Less 26,357 1 2016
  • Ted Turner's primary photoTed Turner Himself - Founder, CNN  Less 15,994 1 2016
  • Henry Waxman's primary photoHenry Waxman Himself - Fmr Congressman, (D) California  Less 1,705,064 1 2016
  • Jeanne White's primary photoJeanne White Herself - Mother of Ryan White (as Jeanne White-Ginder)  Less 1,569,480 1 2016
  • David Wild's primary photoDavid Wild Himself - Reporter  Less 245,534 1 2016
  • Ann Wilson's primary photoAnn Wilson Herself - Musician, Heart  Less 28,382 1 2016
  • Nancy Wilson's primary photoNancy Wilson Herself - Heart  Less 17,308 1 2016
  • Phill Wilson's primary photoPhill Wilson AMFAR Member / Act Up Member / Himself - Founder, Black AIDS Institute  Less 3,131,218 1 2016
  • Graham Yost's primary photoGraham Yost Himself - Executive producer and creator, 'Justified'  Less 15,867 1 2016
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