War on Cancer: From Nixon Until Now

When President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act many expected quick results, comparing the effort to the one that put man on the moon. After 42 years, what progress have we made? (Source: The New York Times Retro Report)

Real Story Behind Woman Burned by McDonald’s Hot Coffee

In 1992, Stella Liebeck spilled scalding McDonald’s coffee in her lap and later sued the company, attracting a flood of negative attention. It turns out there was more to the story. (Source: New York Times Retro Report)

Healing Cancer with Hemp Oil

“The minute I said ‘Hemp oil’ the woman just went ballistic … I started to offer the oil to people I know and it was working on everything. And then their friends would come. So it was building all the…

Tony Robbins: Why We Do What We Do

Motivational speaker Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that make us do what we do — and high-fives Al Gore in the front row. (Source: TedTalks)

‘PUNCHED OUT’: The Life and Death of Hockey Enforcer Derek Boogaard

This is a three-part 36-minute documentary produced by The New York Times about Derek Boogaard, a hockey player for N.Y. Rangers, who packed one of the hardest punches in the league. Eventually all of those punches caught up with him.

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