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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#254: Inside The Great Depression

February 23rd, 2011

Episode 351 of 910 episodes

On today's Planet Money, we hear the words of ordinary man — Benjamin Roth, a lawyer in Youngstown, Ohio — trying to come to grips with the Great Depression. Benjamin's son, Daniel, joins us to read excerpts from his father's diary and tell us the back story.

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