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Texting could reduce suicides. Surrogate parenthood. Lead is banned but a toxic mess remains. Climate help may come from the Cold War. Long prison sentences based on old fears are being shortened. Andy Borowitz on a river that burst into flames.
Retro Report makes sense of the present by revealing the past. Join journalists Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani as they connect the present to the past through four distinct and varied stories, and New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz adds his signature wit. Tune in or stream new episodes Mondays and Tuesdays at 9/8c starting Oct. 7.
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More about the show
Retro Report on PBS will explore topics such as: what happened when people witnessed a crime decades ago, and how their reactions predicted the way we react to online violence today; why psychedelic drugs – cousins to LSD, which fell out of favor in the 1960s – are getting another look, this time for the treatment of mental illness; the story of a woman who survived a sexual assault at a Navy convention, and challenged the Pentagon to change the way it treats women; and the strange, wandering voyage of a barge full of unwanted trash that highlighted the need recycle.
Stream full episodes starting Oct. 7 at https://to.pbs.org/2IaW1h3