Washington in the 80s

Washington in the 80s

It was the decade of Reagan and Barry, the Wall and the Quilt, Go-Go and DC punk, the Air Florida crash and crack, a golden age for local media and sports. WETA explores the 1980s with firsthand accounts from notable Washingtonians including Marion Barry, Carol Schwartz, Maureen Bunyan, Kojo Nnamdi, Pat Buchanan, Arch Campbell and Joe Gibbs.

Episode

58m 21s

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