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Seeking Solutions (Local Currency) #930265

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 26, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) A special series on Americans helping each other in hard times re-introduced.

(Great Barrington: Ron Allen) The use of local currency in these hard economic times featured; scenes shown from Great Barrington, Massachusetts; details given of the roots of the idea in the Great Depression. [Rick O'NEILL‡, Rubiner's Cheesemongers & Grocers Matt RUBINER†, WOMAN, Berkshares Inc. president Asa HARDCASTLE†, Berkshares co-founder Susan WITT†- talk about using Berkshares money.]

Holt, Lester;
Allen, Ron

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