Check out the latest video installment of the New York Times “Retro Report,” which is an innovative documentary created by the New York Times that attempts to peel back the layers of some of the most perplexing news stories of our past with the goal of encouraging the public to think more critically about current events and the media.

When news organizations fail to invest the time and money required to correct the record or provide context around what really happened, myth can replace truth. The following video sheds light on one of the most widely misunderstood cases in America, the “hot coffee” case.