Retro Report on PBS

Smoke On The Water | Andy Borowitz

Episode 5 | 4m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

New Yorker magazine humorist Andy Borowitz takes a look at America’s history of flammable water – most famously, the incident in 1969 when the polluted Cuyahoga River in Cleveland spontaneously combusted.

Aired: 10/21/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: TV-14

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

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.

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