Bangladeshi Economist Wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank have brought this year's Nobel Peace Prize to Bangladesh. The economist has leveraged tiny loans for as little as $50 dollars to lift millions of people out of poverty. The Nobel Committee said his invention of micro-credit is helping the world move toward the "lasting peace  [which] cannot be achieved unless large population groups find ways to break out of poverty."

Credits

Guest:
Alex Counts - President and CEO of the Grameen Foundation

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Vanessa Romo, Christian Bordal, Dan Konecky