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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.


A Bank Lobbyist's Bailout Wish List

September 22nd, 2008

Episode 8 of 902 episodes

With Congress determined to pass a $700 billion bailout bill for Wall Street this week, bank lobbyist Scott Talbott gives us his view of the action. He wants the economy back on his feet — but he wants no limit on pay for the boss.

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