Planet Money also provides regular reports for Morning Edition and All Things Considered and occasional episodes of This American Life. Senator Max Baucus praised the show's attempts to explain the financial crisis "in terms the average American starts to understand".
^"'Giant Pool Of Money' Named To Decade Top 10 List". Planet Money. April 5, 2010. Retrieved June 3, 2010. 'The Giant Pool of Money'—the hour-long This American Life episode that explained the housing bust and gave rise to Planet Money—was just named one of the top 10 works of U.S. journalism of the past decade.
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