RETRO REPORT on PBS Makes Sense of the Present By Revealing the Past
HISTORY BEHIND THE HEADLINES
What do experiments with pigeons in the 1950s have to do with the social media obsession of today? RETRO REPORT on PBShas the answers. The new series, premiering tonight at 9/8c, will make connections between past and present, using investigative journalism to explore the history behind today's headlines. Want to learn more about the surprising connections between the current state of the Everglades and the decades-old exotic pet craze, or Colin Kaepernick and the 1968 Olympic games? Join hosts Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani as they explore four distinct and varied stories—featuring a side of signature wit from humorist Andy Borowitz. Tune in to RETRO REPORT on PBS, tonight at 9/8c on PBS, pbs.org and the PBS App.