NPR’s Marketplace in Memphis

A reporter for National Public Radio’s business show “Marketplace” spent two weeks traveling across Tennessee for a series on how the recession is affecting ordinary people.

Here’s his on the ground report after spending time in Memphis. Click on the image below to read the story, listen to a recording of it, or download an MP3 of it.

Among other people, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. was interviewed for the piece.