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Playlist: Germany 20 years later

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, December 30, 2010

It's been 20 years since the wall came down in Germany. Kyle James reported on how one former eastern German town is still struggling to find its economic footing. New York City is still recovering from its major snowstorm this weekend. Gregory Warner reported on how some businesses were trying to make it through despite a smaller workforce, and Andrea Bernstein covered the current heated debate over the increase of bike lanes around the city. Speaking of transportation, Alisa Roth went over the past year in the auto industry with Bob Moon. Commercial real estate got a push when the John Hancock building in Boston was recently bought out. The Atlantic's Megan McArdle explained her reasons for buying a house in this dreary housing market. And the Pope announced today his appointment of a watchdog to oversee the Vatican Bank, which had recently been accused of money laundering. Here are the songs we played:

  • Metropolis - The ChurchBuy
  • A House is Not a Motel - LoveBuy
  • Impossible Germany - WilcoBuy
  • Drive - The CarsBuy
  • Tour de France - KraftwerkBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.

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