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The Eighties

The Fight Against AIDS (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV Episode | Documentary, History

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Updated Jun 9, 2016

Release date
Jun 9, 2016 (United States)
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1 nomination

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65 cast members
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Virginia Apuzzo
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Robert Bazell
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Paul Boneberg
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Tom Brokaw
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David Burrington
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Connie Chung
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Yanou Collart
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George Crile
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Jim Cummins
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James Curran
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Phil Donahue
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Hugh Downs
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Laurel Erickson
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Jerry Falwell
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Anthony Fauci
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Dianne Feinstein
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David France
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Donald Francis
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Barney Frank
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Alvin Friedman-Kien
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Robert Gallo
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Jamie Gangel
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Newt Gingrich
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Robert Hager
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Tom Hanks
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Mary Hart
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Margaret Heckler
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Jesse Helms
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Harold Jaffe
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Tom Jarriel
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Timothy Johnson
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Cleve Jones
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Ted Koppel
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Larry Kramer
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Mathilde Krim
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Bill Lagattuta
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Jeff Levine
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Boyd Matson
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Luc Montagnier
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Tim Naftali
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Deborah Norville
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Jane Pauley
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Ronald Reagan
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Harry Reasoner
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Geraldo Rivera
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Neil Schram
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Mervyn Silverman
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Michael Specter
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Susan Spencer
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Peter Staley
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John Stossel
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Kathleen Sullivan
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Peter Van Sant
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Jeanne White
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Ryan White
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Phill Wilson
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Linda Yee
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8.2 / 10 | 82 votes