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#664: The Great Inflation

November 20th, 2015

Episode 828 of 902 episodes

For much of the 70s inflation was bad. Prices rose at over 10 percent a year. Nothing could stop it — until one powerful person did something very unpopular. Today's show: How we beat inflation.