Jul 2, 2015

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, July 3, 2015

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Marketplace Weekend celebrates its first anniversary with discussions of major financial and personal anniversaries. Lizzie takes a look at the BP oil spill five years on and talks about the resonating economic impact with a hotel employee and a lawyer…

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Five years after BP spill, financial problems persist

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How the oil spill changed businesses on the Gulf Coast.

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Marketplace Weekend celebrates its first anniversary with discussions of major financial and personal anniversaries. Lizzie takes a look at the BP oil spill five years on and talks about the resonating economic impact with a hotel employee and a lawyer representing businesses with claims against BP. USC Marshall School of Business professor Ira Kalb talks about how Jaws, the first summer blockbuster, set the stage for the future of film marketing. Marketplace’s Ben Johnson discusses the biggest innovations in the past year of tech, and Marketplace Weekend takes a look back at some of its best stories.