Retro Report is a growing series of over 100 short documentaries that tell the history behind the news.
Context for this Week
Stories that shine a light on today’s news
President Trump’s pick to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, has been tied to the agency’s rendition, detention and interrogation program. In Anatomy of an Interrogation we spoke to the only interrogator connected to the CIA to be convicted in a torture-related case.
The fight over sanctuary cities is coming to a head as Jeff Sessions sues California for extending protections to undocumented immigrants. Watch Trump and the Battle over Sanctuary to learn about the history of immigration sanctuaries.
The latest round of conspiracy theories are targeting students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As crazy as the theories are, they are nothing new. The US has a long history of overblown conspiracies, which we explored in Conspiracy’s Grip.