Las Vegas: Built on a Bad Hand, Redeemed on the RiverS1 Ep13 |A city known for excess, now a leader in water conservation. Here's how.
The Repeating History Behind the FAMU Hospital ClosureS1 Ep12 |A glance at the role integration played in the closing of an African-American hospital.
The Urban Renewal and the Legacy of Smokey HollowS1 Ep11 |A look at urban renewal through the lens of a small African-American neighborhood.
Redlining: The Jim Crow Laws of the NorthS1 Ep10 |A state’s severe racial disparities are traced back to restrictive real estate covenants.
Past and Present – Immigration in Humboldt CountyS1 Ep9 |A city once known for expelling Chinese residents becomes a Sanctuary city.
The Return of Indian IslandS1 Ep8 |After over 150 years, Indian Island is returned to the Wiyot Tribe.
Searching for Solutions to Ohio's Roadway WoesS1 Ep7 |Ohio’s failing infrastructure seeks innovative solutions by examining the past.
How Algae Led to a Lake Erie Bill of RightsS1 Ep6 |A water crisis led to the Lake Erie Bill of Rights and prompted a push for new solutions.
The History of the Memphis' Kendrick Consent DecreeS1 Ep5 |Political surveillance echoes the past and violates a 1978 court decision.
About Retro Local
Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country. We’ll explore stories from eight PBS member stations on topics ranging from the environment to civil rights, from mental health to immigration, learning more about today by diving into the past.