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A radio host walks into a nudist colony
Feb 19, 2024

A radio host walks into a nudist colony

In a story from the Marketplace archives, David Brancaccio brings us a report involving French bread, loose change and a whole lot of skin.

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Economic issues at the annual CPAC meeting

Feb 19, 2024
At the annual meeting of right-wing thinkers, economic issues such as tariffs and government spending are expected to be discussed.
Former President Donald Trump is slate to speak at this year's CPAC and has already said he wants another round of tariffs.
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The ol' credit-card-in-the-sock routine

Newer technologies allow us to pay using smartphones, smartwatches or even the palms of our hands. But what could you do before such technologies existed … in a place where there aren’t any pockets? Today, we revisit a 1991 story in which Marketplace’s David Brancaccio explored and exposed the payment systems of Cap d’Agde, a naturist village and resort in France.

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC