Fri August 10, 2012
Planet Money

Episode 393: The Building That's In Two Countries At Once

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 10:24 am

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On today's show, we visit an office building that straddles the border between Germany and the Netherlands.

On one side of the building, there's a German mailbox and a German policeman. On the other side, a Dutch mailbox and a Dutch policeman.

The building was supposed to make it easy to work in both countries. But it's also a reminder of how the European dream isn't yet a reality.

For more, see our story from earlier this week: The Building That's In Two Countries At Once

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