2:50pm

Tue November 1, 2011
Wednesday Special Broadcast

Marketplace Special: "Euro Crisis Contagion"

Airing this Wednesday, Nov 2nd, at both 3p & 5:30p, Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal will be joined by co-host Justin Rowlatt of the BBC World Service's Business Daily program for a new global edition of Marketplace called "EURO CRISIS CONTAGION: A Special Global Economic Report."

As the European Union attempts to solve its debt crisis and the G20 nations prepare for their next summit, this broadcast will offer listeners a unique global perspective on the week's economic news. Kai Ryssdal will be broadcasting from Los Angeles. He will be joined by special co-host Justin Rowlatt of the BBC World Service's Business Daily program, broadcasting from London. This special will examine the global effects of the European Debt Crisis with special reports from BBC and Marketplace correspondents in Africa, Latin America, China, Europe and the US.

This groundbreaking collaboration marks the first time that Marketplace has featured a co-host from another media organization. The program will combine the international reach of the BBC World Service with Marketplace's unique ability to make global economic news interesting and relevant to American audiences.

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