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 182,208 5 2016
  • Chris Connelly's primary photoChris Connelly Himself - Reporter, ESPN / Himself - ESPN  Less 79,174 4 2016
  • Gil Troy's primary photoGil Troy Himself - Author, 'Morning in America' / Himself - Author, 'The Reagan Revolution'  Less 1,657,825 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 1,114,131 3 2016
  • Douglas Brinkley's primary photoDouglas Brinkley Author and Historian / Himself / Himself - Author and Historian / Himself - Editor, 'The Reagan Diaries'  Less 173,902 3 2016
  • Pat Buchanan's primary photoPat Buchanan Himself - Fmr White House Communications Director / Himself - Fmr Host, 'Crossfire'  Less 222,369 3 2016
  • Tom Hanks's primary photoTom Hanks Himself - Actor / Himself  Less 179 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 7,598,099 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 26,090 3 2016
  • Ken Auletta's primary photoKen Auletta Himself - Author, 'Greed and Glory on Wall Street' / Himself - Author, 'Three Blind Mice'  Less 373,477 2 2016
  • David Bianculli's primary photoDavid Bianculli Himself - Television Critic, 'Fresh Air' / Himself - Television Critic, Fresh Air  Less 539,418 2 2016
  • Downtown Julie Brown's primary photoDowntown Julie Brown Herself - Fmr MTV VJ  Less 27,797 2 2016
  • Phil Donahue's primary photoPhil Donahue Himself - The Phil Donahue Show  Less 20,854 2 2016
  • Mark J. Goodman's primary photoMark J. Goodman Himself - MTV VJ  Less 213,867 2 2016
  • Renee Graham's primary photoRenee Graham Herself - Columnist, 'The Boston Globe'  Less 3,123,418 2 2016
  • Jeff Greenfield's primary photoJeff Greenfield Himself - Journalist / Himself - Journalist and Author  Less 484,193 2 2016
  • John Heilemann's primary photoJohn Heilemann Himself - Bloomberg Politics / Himself - Managing Editor, Bloomberg News  Less 80,037 2 2016
  • Mike Jensen's primary photoMike Jensen Himself - NBC News  Less 7,494,504 2 2016
  • Tim Naftali's primary photoTim Naftali Himself - Author and Historian / Himself - Historian  Less 371,879 2 2016
  • Colin Powell's primary photoColin Powell Himself - Fmr National Security Advisor / Himself - Fmr National Security Advisor (as Gen. Colin Powell)  Less 103,283 2 2016
  • Martha Quinn's primary photoMartha Quinn Herself - Fmr MTV VJ / Herself - Original MTV VJ  Less 55,813 2 2016
  • Evan Thomas's primary photoEvan Thomas Himself - Author and Historian / Himself - Journalist and Author  Less 683,225 2 2016
  • Judy Woodruff's primary photoJudy Woodruff Herself - Fmr White House Correspondent, NBC News  Less 38,530 2 2016
  • Robin Wright's primary photoRobin Wright Herself - Contributing Writer, The New Yorker  Less 238,101 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 4,113,166 2 2016
  • Ken Adelman's primary photoKen Adelman Himself - Fmr Dir, U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency  Less 1,286,786 1 2016
  • Charles Bierbauer's primary photoCharles Bierbauer Himself - CNN  Less 6,639,272 2 2016
  • William Black's primary photoWilliam Black Himself - Fmr Counsel, Federal Home Loan Bank Board  Less 698,820 1 2016
  • Steven Bochco's primary photoSteven Bochco Himself - Co-creator, 'Hill Street Blues'  Less 27,678 1 2016
  • Bob Brown's primary photoBob Brown 20 / Himself - 20  Less 1,640,111 1 2016
  • Bryan Burrough's primary photoBryan Burrough Himself - Author, 'Barbarians at the Gate'  Less 332,019 1 2016
  • James Burrows's primary photoJames Burrows Executive producer and co-creator, 'Cheers'  Less 13,780 1 2016
  • Nolan Bushnell's primary photoNolan Bushnell Himself  Less 295,539 1 2016
  • Frank Buzzard's primary photoFrank Buzzard Himself  Less 4,581,302 1 2016
  • Lou Cannon's primary photoLou Cannon Himself - Author, 'President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime'  Less 6,293,990 1 2016
  • Ed Catmull's primary photoEd Catmull Himself - Pixar and Disney Animation Studios  Less 93,150 1 2016
  • Stewart Cheifet's primary photoStewart Cheifet Himself  Less 299,890 1 2016
  • Chuck D's primary photoChuck D Himself - MC, Public Enemy  Less 85,250 1 2016
  • Dick Clark's primary photoDick Clark Himself  Less 14,802 1 2016
  • Martin Cooper's primary photoMartin Cooper Himself  Less 391,477 1 2016
  • Barbara Corday's primary photoBarbara Corday Herself - Co-creator, 'Cagney & Lacey'  Less 226,166 1 2016
  • Richard O. Covey's primary photoRichard O. Covey Himself  Less 1,527,233 1 2016
  • James Curran's primary photoJames Curran Himself - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. James Curran)  Less 1,585,541 1 2016
  • Michael Dobbs's primary photoMichael Dobbs Himself - Author, 'Down with Big Brother'  Less 67,519 1 2016
  • Patrick Duffy's primary photoPatrick Duffy Actor, 'Dallas'  Less 3,096 1 2016
  • Diane English's primary photoDiane English Herself - Creator, 'Murphy Brown'  Less 60,797 1 2016
  • David Ensor's primary photoDavid Ensor Himself - ABC News  Less 3,605,259 1 2016
  • Don Farmer's primary photoDon Farmer Himself - CNN  Less 597,100 1 2016
  • Mike Farrell's primary photoMike Farrell Himself - Actor, 'M*A*S*H'  Less 6,317 1 2016
  • Anthony Fauci's primary photoAnthony Fauci Himself -  Less 7,051,770 1 2016
  • Roy Firestone's primary photoRoy Firestone Himself, ESPN  Less 111,489 1 2016
  • David France's primary photoDavid France Himself - Director, How to Survive a Plague  Less 50,753 1 2016
  • Donald Francis's primary photoDonald Francis Himself - Centers for Disease Control  Less 3,436,584 1 2016
  • Barney Frank's primary photoBarney Frank Himself - Fmr Congressman, (D) Ma  Less 182,964 1 2016
  • Robert Gallo's primary photoRobert Gallo Himself - National Cancer Institute  Less 730,527 1 2016
  • Nelson George's primary photoNelson George Himself - Author and Filmmaker  Less 100,155 1 2016
  • David Gergen's primary photoDavid Gergen Himself - Fmr White House Communications Director  Less 393,375 1 2016
  • Charles Gibson's primary photoCharles Gibson Himself - ABC News  Less 107,318 1 2016
  • Wendy Girard's primary photoWendy Girard Marion Hammond  Less 32,347 1 2016
  • Bernard Goldberg's primary photoBernard Goldberg Himself - CBS News  Less 354,562 1 2016
  • Fred Graham's primary photoFred Graham Himself - CBS News  Less 594,600 1 2016
  • Thane Gustafson's primary photoThane Gustafson Himself - Georgetown Center for Stragetic Studies  Less 4,608,807 1 2016
  • Bruce Hall's primary photoBruce Hall Himself - NBC News  Less 1,176,005 1 2016
  • Mark Halperin's primary photoMark Halperin Himself - Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics  Less 25,771 1 2016
  • Mark Harmon's primary photoMark Harmon Himself - Actor  Less 1,561 1 2016
  • Mary Hart's primary photoMary Hart Herself - Fmr Host, Entertainment Tonight  Less 2,186 1 2016
  • David E. Hoffman's primary photoDavid E. Hoffman Himself - Contributing Editor, Washington Post  Less 4,037,906 1 2016
  • Susanna Hoffs's primary photoSusanna Hoffs Herself - Musician, The Bangles  Less 12,876 1 2016
  • Linda Holmes's primary photoLinda Holmes Herself - Pop Culture Happy Hour, NPR  Less 6,334,053 1 2016
  • Harold Jaffe's primary photoHarold Jaffe Himself - Centers for Disease Control (as Dr. Harold Jaffe)  Less 607,340 1 2016
  • Cleve Jones's primary photoCleve Jones Creator, AIDS Memorial Quilt / Himself - Gay Community Leader  Less 155,330 1 2016
  • Alan Kay's primary photoAlan Kay Himself  Less 2,187,530 1 2016
  • Sandy Kenyon's primary photoSandy Kenyon Himself - CNN  Less 406,784 1 2016
  • Larry Kramer's primary photoLarry Kramer Co-founder, Act Up / Co-founder, Gay Men's Health Crisis / Himself - Author and Playwright  Less 55,326 1 2016
  • Mathilde Krim's primary photoMathilde Krim Herself - Co-founder, AMFAR (as Dr. Mathilde Krim)  Less 609,006 1 2016
  • Ken Levine's primary photoKen Levine Himself - Writer, 'M*A*S*H'  Less 55,560 1 2016
  • Shelley Long's primary photoShelley Long Actor, 'Cheers'  Less 1,645 1 2016
  • Sharron Lovejoy's primary photoSharron Lovejoy Herself  Less 7,583,163 1 2016
  • Ed Lover's primary photoEd Lover Himself  Less 60,883 1 2016
  • Doug Macrae's primary photoDoug Macrae Himself  Less 1,705,177 1 2016
  • Lori Majewski's primary photoLori Majewski Herself - Author, Mad World  Less 6,270,543 1 2016
  • Caryn Mandabach's primary photoCaryn Mandabach Herself - Producer, 'The Cosby Show'  Less 132,364 1 2016
  • Kevin Maney's primary photoKevin Maney Himself  Less 6,336,668 1 2016
  • James Mann's primary photoJames Mann Himself - Author, 'The Rebellion of President Reagan'  Less 3,436,107 1 2016
  • Michael Mann's primary photoMichael Mann Herself - Executive producer, 'Miami Vice'  Less 3,063 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 2,862,856 1 2016
  • Jane Mayer's primary photoJane Mayer Herself - Fmr Reporter, Wall Street Journal  Less 938,373 1 2016
  • Jay McInerney's primary photoJay McInerney Himself - Author, 'Brights Lights, Big City'  Less 108,438 1 2016
  • Bethany McLean's primary photoBethany McLean Herself - Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair  Less 366,630 1 2016
  • Doyle McManus's primary photoDoyle McManus Himself - Co-author, 'Landslide: The Unmaking of the President'  Less 8,068,445 1 2016
  • Wendy Melvoin's primary photoWendy Melvoin Herself - Guitarist, Prince and the Revolution  Less 53,419 1 2016
  • Pat Mitchell's primary photoPat Mitchell CEO, PBS / Herself - Fmr President  Less 50,478 1 2016
  • Andrea Naversen's primary photoAndrea Naversen Herself - CBS News  Less 500,305 1 2016
  • Joe Nocera's primary photoJoe Nocera Himself - Columnist, New York Times  Less 732,719 1 2016
  • Joel Peresman's primary photoJoel Peresman Himself - President, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  Less 840,376 1 2016
  • Stephen Pizzo's primary photoStephen Pizzo Himself - Author, 'Inside Job'  Less 501,273 1 2016
  • David Pogue's primary photoDavid Pogue Himself  Less 316,221 1 2016
  • John Poindexter's primary photoJohn Poindexter Himself - Fmr National Security Advisor  Less 7,082,274 1 2016
  • Rakim's primary photoRakim Himself  Less 189,127 1 2016
  • Richard Reeves's primary photoRichard Reeves Himself - Author, 'President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination'  Less 828,197 1 2016
  • Nile Rodgers's primary photoNile Rodgers Himself - Music Producer  Less 50,299 1 2016
  • Morley Safer's primary photoMorley Safer Himself - 60 Minutes  Less 47,127 1 2016
  • Victor Sebestyen's primary photoVictor Sebestyen Himself - Author, 'Revolution 1989'  Less 593,520 1 2016
  • Robert Service's primary photoRobert Service Himself - Author, 'Comrades: A World History of Communism'  Less 1,828,109 1 2016
  • Paul Shafer's primary photoPaul Shafer Himself - Musical director, 'Late Night with David Letterman'  Less 1,673,151 1 2016
  • Tom Shales's primary photoTom Shales Himself - Television Critic  Less 362,143 1 2016
  • Maria Shriver's primary photoMaria Shriver Herself - ABC News  Less 2,896 1 2016
  • Mervyn Silverman's primary photoMervyn Silverman Fmr President, AMFAR (as Dr. Mervyn Silverman) / Himself - Fmr San Francisco Health Director  Less 1,539,480 1 2016
  • Allan Sloan's primary photoAllan Sloan Himself - Journalist, Forbes  Less 765,332 1 2016
  • Terence Smith's primary photoTerence Smith Himself - CBS News  Less 4,471,766 1 2016
  • Andrew Ross Sorkin's primary photoAndrew Ross Sorkin Himself - Columnist, New York Times  Less 45,455 1 2016
  • Michael Specter's primary photoMichael Specter Himself - Staff Writer, The New Yorker  Less 5,017,704 1 2016
  • Penelope Spheeris's primary photoPenelope Spheeris Herself - Filmmaker  Less 14,649 1 2016
  • Peter Staley's primary photoPeter Staley Himself  Less 206,205 1 2016
  • David Steinberg's primary photoDavid Steinberg Himself - Comedian  Less 29,325 1 2016
  • James B. Stewart's primary photoJames B. Stewart Himself - Author, 'Den of Thieves'  Less 6,809,335 1 2016
  • Gillian Tett's primary photoGillian Tett Herself - U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times  Less 611,217 1 2016
  • Ahmir-Khalib Thompson's primary photoAhmir-Khalib Thompson Himself - Musician and Record Producer  Less 19,784 1 2016
  • Ted Turner's primary photoTed Turner Himself - Founder, CNN  Less 20,998 1 2016
  • Henry Waxman's primary photoHenry Waxman Himself - Fmr Congressman, (D) California  Less 772,618 1 2016
  • Jeanne White's primary photoJeanne White Herself - Mother of Ryan White (as Jeanne White-Ginder)  Less 655,490 1 2016
  • David Wild's primary photoDavid Wild Himself - Reporter  Less 140,684 1 2016
  • Ann Wilson's primary photoAnn Wilson Herself - Musician, Heart  Less 31,565 1 2016
  • Nancy Wilson's primary photoNancy Wilson Herself - Heart  Less 13,935 1 2016
  • Phill Wilson's primary photoPhill Wilson AMFAR Member / Act Up Member / Himself - Founder, Black AIDS Institute  Less 2,420,361 1 2016
  • Graham Yost's primary photoGraham Yost Himself - Executive producer and creator, 'Justified'  Less 22,120 1 2016
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