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Economic Lessons from 'The Price is Right'

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Host Bob Barker poses at his last taping of The Price is Right at the CBS Television City Studios in Los Angeles. Barker has been the host of the The Price is Right for 35 years. Mark Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Host Bob Barker poses at his last taping of The Price is Right at the CBS Television City Studios in Los Angeles. Barker has been the host of the The Price is Right for 35 years.

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The final episode of Bob Barker's The Price is Right episode will air on Friday. Ken Kurson, editor of Esquire magazine, discusses his op-ed that appeared in last week's L.A. Times on the valuable lessons the game show taught him about money and manners.

Ken Kurson, contributing editor, Esquire magazine, author of "What I learned from 'The Price Is Right'"