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CPT-The American Century- Part 4 -1980-1990

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Tonight  The 1980's Hour # 1 ( Politics ) :The time period saw great social, economic, and general change as wealth and production migrated to newly industrializing economies.

Presidents :Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan & George HW Bush.

Un Successful : Assasination Attempts : Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II & Margaret Thatcher

Successful: Marvin Gaye, John Lennon, Egyptian president Anwar Sadat & Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi.

Natural disasters: 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington, U.S. on May 18, 1980, killing 57 people.
Man Made Disasters :
In 1984, the Bhopal disaster resulted from a toxic MIC gas leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, killing 3,000 immediately and ultimately claiming 15,000–20,000 lives.
In 1986, the Chernobyl disaster, a large-scale nuclear meltdown in the Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union, spread a large amount of radioactive material across Europe, killing 47 people, dooming countless others to future radiation-related cancer, and causing the displacement of 300,000 people.
Hour # 2 ( Everything but politics ) 
Television : Mtv took America by storm with music videos thus was the start of A music video and TV revolution.Video & 1980 Song of The Year : Call Me by Blondie
This list is endless the 80's and TONIGHT on PRIME TIME. We are going to SLUG IT OUT on the political side and then KICK it for the last half & talk the 80's.
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