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The Great Recession, Five Years Later04:57

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This December is the fifth anniversary of the start of the Great Recession, which officially ran from December 2007 to June 2009. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon marks the occasion with financial journalist Michael Lewis to discuss how bad it looks in perspective, and if we understand what caused it.

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