Retro Report on PBS

What Happened to the Population Bomb?

Episode 6 | 10m 18s Video has closed captioning.

Not enough babies are being born to support an aging population in some parts of the world. But decades ago, there seemed to be the opposite problem: a prediction about a future with too many people. The concern then was that a population bomb would tip the world into chaos.

Aired: 10/22/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: TV-PG

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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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