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The Demise of Detroit

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 19 July 2013

The Motor City has run out of money and filed for bankruptcy. We find out how the former manufacturing powerhouse of the US has been brought so low - and talk to the entrepreneurs there who think bankruptcy means a fresh start.

And Quantum Dawn - sounds like a movie, but is actually US banks practising what to do in the event of a hack attack.

On his 95th birthday - we ask if Nelson Mandela's relatives are cashing in on the Mandela brand and hear from one of Mandela's grand-daughters who's setting up a fashion line.

We're live with our correspondents in Malaysia and Brazil, with Bloomberg's Shai Oster in Hong Kong and we're talking to Todd Sears in New York, the founder of 'Out on the Street' on what it's like to be gay and working in the financial sector today in Wall Street and Asia.

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