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Marketplace Weekend for Friday, May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, May 13, 2016

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On this week's show, Marketplace's Molly Wood and Mike Isaac of the New York Times go long and short on topics from the week's news. Marketplace's Andy Uhler discusses funding to fight Zika, and we weigh the possibility of robot assistants. Later, we continue our conversation about planning for death, and preview new Marketplace podcast The Uncertain Hour. 

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Americans are not so great at talking about death

May 13, 2016
Listeners tell us about their own experiences with wills.
Ken Mayer/flickr

The Conversation: Wedding bells and wedding gifts

What kinds of gifts have you requested of others?
What kinds of gifts did you ask for or register for?
Kristofor Husted

On this week’s show, Marketplace’s Molly Wood and Mike Isaac of the New York Times go long and short on topics from the week’s news. Marketplace’s Andy Uhler discusses funding to fight Zika, and we weigh the possibility of robot assistants. Later, we continue our conversation about planning for death, and preview new Marketplace podcast The Uncertain Hour.