As concussions plague football, are there lessons from earlier concerns about boxing?
From Lyndon Johnson’s “Daisy” to Hillary Clinton’s “It’s 3 A.M.,” Image Makers goes behind the scenes of some of our most historically influential political ads with the people who made them. Daisy: Political Ads That Shaped the Battle for the White House Perhaps the most famous political ad of all time, this early television spot […]
“How Saba Kept Singing” was made in collaboration with HiddenLight Productions, Burnt Umber Productions and the WNET Group’s reporting initiative Exploring Hate. Sara Taksler is the director, writer and producer of the film. Classroom resources accompanying Retro Report’s documentary “How Saba Kept Singing” will help students gain a deeper understanding of life at the Auschwitz […]
A worldwide effort to heal damage to the ozone layer is showing early progress.
ARCHIVAL (1989):NEWS REPORT: The Earth’s protective ozone layer. ARCHIVAL (1986):NEWS REPORT: The hole in the ozone shield is the size of the continental United States. ARCHIVAL (ABC, 1989):NEWS REPORT: The timeframe for action has become dangerously short. DAVID DONIGER (SENIOR STRATEGIC DIRECTOR, NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL): People didn’t even really know we had an ozone […]
Honeybees, heroes in the national food supply, are under threat from parasites, exhaustion and a mysterious ailment. Here’s how beekeepers and scientists are fighting back to save the hives.
ARCHIVAL (FOX NEWS, 10-20-17): TUCKER CARLSON: The debate over the N.F.L. anthem protests has been persistently framed in racial terms. Most protesting players have been African American. They say theyre kneeling to protest the treatment of Black Americans by the police. ARCHIVAL (FOX NEWS, 9-24-17): NEWT GINGRICH: I dont tune into a football game or […]
Ruling in a case that challenged practices that colleges use to select a diverse student body, the Supreme Court reverses itself.
TEXT ON SCREEN: A Retro Report Film VOICE: Oh, my god. What’s going to happen? NANCY GIBBS (TIME): We live in an attention economy… TEXT ON SCREEN: Directed and Produced by Susie Banikarim NANCY GIBBS:…and, attention equals power. ARCHIVAL:REPORTER: If I may ask one other question. Pardon me, ma’am. ARCHIVAL (FOX NEWS):SEAN HANNITY: We have […]
For generations, Native American children were removed from their homes and placed with white families. A recent Supreme Court ruling affirms the rights of Native families and tribes, giving them preference in adoption and foster care placement.