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NPR Presents: An Evening With 'Planet Money' At The 92nd Street Y

Originally published on Tue October 16, 2012 1:35 pm

Act One: It all begins with some innocent bartering.

Act Two: Enter the crisis. And the guy left to clean up the mess.

Act Three: Happily Ever After?

No, you're not reading a program for the next big show to hit Broadway. But this production certainly won't lack drama, and the venue doesn't falter when it comes to New York City clout.

Join NPR's Planet Money team on Wednesday, June 13 at 8PM at 92nd Street Y in Manhattan as they explain the seemingly inexplicable: the modern economy.

During the three acts, Adam Davidson, Alex Blumberg, David Kestenbaum, Chana Joffe-Walt, and Jacob Goldstein will trace the history of money (from barter to the Fed), the crux of the crisis in Greece (and the guy left to clean up the mess), and what the future holds for the United States (where working with your hands no longer makes you middle class).

For a refresher on U.S. and global economy news before the show, or if you're wondering what all of this talk about Greece is about, download the free Planet Money app.

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