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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.


Planet Money: Too Big to Fail, Take Two

December 12th, 2008

Episode 67 of 974 episodes

The U.S. Senate turned back a rescue plan for the Big 3 automakers, sparking more cries that the industry is too big to fail. But as historian John Steele Gordon tells us, we've heard that one before — from the American makers of steel.

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