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Private Diplomacy

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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly reports on another kind of big-spender: the billion-dollar philanthropist. Ted Turner, Bill Gates, George Soros and others are men with a lot of money, who give a large portion of it away each year to international causes. Unlike older foundations, billionaire philanthropists give in greater sums, and they have more influence over where their money goes.