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    New Reference Book: The Eighties in America

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian The Eighties in America edited by Milton Berman, Salem Press, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.927 B45E Almost 700 essays span this 3-volume set.  Essays focus on important people, ideas, and innovations of the 1980s.  Volume three also contains several lists pertinent to the 1980s including: Major films, Academy Awards, Broadway plays, TV Shows, Legislation, and Best-Selling Books.  Following this selection of  lists is a year-by-year breakdown of key events that occurred during this decade. Read about: Fax machines, The Empire Strikes Back, Cyberpunk literature, Nintendo and the 1980’s Environmental Movement. Helpful for research and fun for browsing! Access the online version of…