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The Bailout Changes, But Is It Better?

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The Bailout Changes, But Is It Better?

Economy

The Bailout Changes, But Is It Better?

The Bailout Changes, But Is It Better?

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As the G-20 leaders talk about ways to jumpstart the world's economy, efforts continue to fix the U.S. financial system. Those efforts come amid criticism that the approach so far has been scattershot at best. Does anyone really have a handle on how to fix this crisis?

Guest host Lynn Neary talks to Weekend Edition Saturday's business commentator and New York Times columnist Joe Nocera about the changes in the bailout plan.