Retro Report on PBS

The Bystander Effect

Clip: Episode 3 | 1m 14s Video has closed captioning.

The death of Kitty Genovese, who was murdered on her way from work in Queens, New York in 1964, while people in nearby apartments were sleeping, became a case study in what became known as the Bystander Effect.

Aired: 10/14/19

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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