Season 1

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS The Controversy Over Teaching Teens About Sex

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The Controversy Over Teaching Teens About Sex

A decades-old battle is re-emerging over how sex is presented in the classroom.

The Controversy Over Teaching Teens About Sex

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS How Napster Stirred Up Entertainment

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How Napster Stirred Up Entertainment

After Napster, many consumers got used to media on demand. There was no turning back.

How Napster Stirred Up Entertainment

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS Correcting the Myth of the Superpredator

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Correcting the Myth of the Superpredator

Flawed research predicting remorseless teen killers led to life sentences.

Correcting the Myth of the Superpredator

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS The Forgotten History of AIDS

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The Forgotten History of AIDS

H.I.V. rates have fallen in many places, but the AIDS crisis persists in parts of the U.S.

The Forgotten History of AIDS

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS The Bullying Industry | Andy Borowitz

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The Bullying Industry | Andy Borowitz

New Yorker magazine humorist Andy Borowitz takes a look at a thriving industry: bullying.

The Bullying Industry | Andy Borowitz

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Episode 8

Sex ed; a crime myth; Ryan White’s legacy; napster; Andy Borowitz on bullying.

Episode 8

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS Anita Bryant, Gay Rights Icon | Andy Borowitz

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Anita Bryant, Gay Rights Icon | Andy Borowitz

Andy Borowitz examines how Anita Bryant inadvertently energized the gay rights movement.

Anita Bryant, Gay Rights Icon | Andy Borowitz

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS How the U.S. Came to Rely on Special Ops Forces

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How the U.S. Came to Rely on Special Ops Forces

The rise of special operations units today can be traced to two past operations.

How the U.S. Came to Rely on Special Ops Forces

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Retro Report on PBS

Episode 7

Immigration; hot coffee lawsuit; special ops; Challenger legacy; Borowitz on Anita Bryant.

Episode 7

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS May The Space Force Be With You | Andy Borowitz

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May The Space Force Be With You | Andy Borowitz

Andy Borowitz takes a look at the sci-fi origins of Donald Trump’s Space Force program.

May The Space Force Be With You | Andy Borowitz

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Retro Report on PBS

Episode 6

Public housing, the bubble boy, boxing, overpopulation and  Borowitz on Space Force.

Episode 6

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS The ZIP Code Advantage

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The ZIP Code Advantage

A new approach to reducing poverty has its roots in a 1970s public housing experiment.

The ZIP Code Advantage

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS Hard Risks for Athletes

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Hard Risks for Athletes

As concussions plague football, are there lessons from earlier concerns about boxing?

Hard Risks for Athletes

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS A Life in a Bubble

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A Life in a Bubble

The surprising medical legacy of David Vetter, the boy in the bubble.

A Life in a Bubble

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS What Happened to the Population Bomb?

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What Happened to the Population Bomb?

In the 1960s, fears of overpopulation sparked talk of population control. What happened?

What Happened to the Population Bomb?

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS Born by Surrogate: Pathways to Parenthood

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Born by Surrogate: Pathways to Parenthood

Parenthood by surrogacy is accepted across the U.S., but it's not closely regulated.

Born by Surrogate: Pathways to Parenthood

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS Engineering Earth’s Climate?

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Engineering Earth’s Climate?

Is geo-engineering the climate an answer to global warming?

Engineering Earth’s Climate?

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS Smoke On The Water | Andy Borowitz

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Smoke On The Water | Andy Borowitz

Andy Borowitz investigates why America’s water supply seems to keep bursting into flames.

Smoke On The Water | Andy Borowitz

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Retro Report on PBS

Episode 5

Reducing suicide; Baby M; Lead perils; climate help from Cold War science; Andy Borowitz.

Episode 5

Video thumbnail: Retro Report on PBS Lingering Peril From Paint

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Lingering Peril From Paint

Half a million American children have high lead levels, but who should clean it up?

Lingering Peril From Paint