Cristina Alger is a lifelong New Yorker. A graduate of Harvard College and New York University Law School, she worked as a financial analyst and a corporate attorney before becoming a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.
It's boom time in Jamestown, and Virginia promises riches and freedom. But old feuds remain, leading to a revenge plot, a tyrannical leader, and a clash between the English and Pamunkey. These conflicts will shape the New World for centuries to come.
"Retro Report" makes sense of the present by revealing the past. Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani connect the present to the past with stories from "Retro Report," and New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz adds his signature wit.
Today's most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families in the sixth season of the critically acclaimed PBS series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." The series airs Tuesdays at 7 p.m.