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James Sneed

Associate Producer, Planet Money

James Sneed began his career at NPR as Planet Money's Winter 2020 intern. Previous to that, Sneed worked at KBOO Community Radio and attended the Transom Story Workshop. His other professional experience includes Open Signal Media Center, KSMoCA and MASS MoCA. Currently, Sneed is an associate producer with Planet Money where he has produced stories about a comic book character from the public domain, the business of Black joy and the Christmas tree market — as well as reported on the racial wealth gap, the NCAA at the Supreme Court and why the New York Mets don't always Mets everything up... necessarily.

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Alton H. Blackington Collection, Robert S. Cox Special Collections and University Archives Research Center, UMass Amherst Libraries.

Charles Ponzi's scheme

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Planet Money Records Vol. 2: The Negotiation

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Wednesday

Earnest Jackson recorded his song "Inflation" in 1975, and never released it. He never got to hear "Inflation" on the radio. That's about to change. Sarah Gonzalez/NPR hide caption

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Planet Money Records Vol. 1: Earnest Jackson

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Friday

It's Bobby Bonilla Day, the day each year the Mets pay the former player $1.2 million

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James Brown and Don Cornelius take a break before an interview on Soul Train. Photo by Bruce W. Talamon © 2018 All Rights Reserved. /Bruce W. Talamon hide caption

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'Soul Train' and the business of Black joy

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Wednesday

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The Rest Of The Story, Summer 2021

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The Rest Of The Story, Summer 2021

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Friday

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Amateur Hour at the Supreme Court

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Friday

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We Buy A Superhero 5: Hollywood

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Planet money revives Micro-Face for the present day Siena Mae/NPR hide caption

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We Buy A Superhero 3: Resurrection

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Planet Money ventures to another realm on their journey to acquire a superhero Siena Mae/NPR hide caption

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We Buy A Superhero 2: Loophole

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Planet Money tries to buy a superhero. Siena Mae/NPR hide caption

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We Buy A Superhero 1: Origins

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