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Troubled Blockbuster's Uncertain Status

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Troubled Blockbuster's Uncertain Status

Troubled Blockbuster's Uncertain Status

Troubled Blockbuster's Uncertain Status

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Blockbuster Video was once a bright repository of thousands of movies, where even independent-minded consumers appreciated a broad selection. But now it's become something of a corporate white elephant that parent company Viacom wants to spin off. Meanwhile, Blockbuster faces fresh competition from new technologies vying to deliver movies to consumers. NPR's Neda Ulaby reports.