National Geographic Channel - The 80's: The Decade That Made Us


Subjects: History, Science & Health
Grade Level: 9-12
Source: National Geographic Channel

It’s, like, totally tubular.  The 80’s: The Decade that Made Us isn’t about nostalgia; it’s about the history of our modern world that spawned political, technological, cultural and social revolutions that began in the U.S. and went on to dominate the world.  This cultural programming event is the defining biography of a generation.  It’s about a decade of people, decisions and inventions that changed our future, told from the perspective of the unknowing history makers who lived these iconic moments.  This three-night documentary event begins Sunday, April 14 on National Geographic Channel and is narrated by an original member of the “Brat Pack,” Rob Lowe.  Teachers may access free education resources beginning April 7, 2013.

National Geographic Channel - The 80's:  The Decade That Made Us

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