Holiday Specials

Marketplace Tech's Codebreaker Solstice

As the year turns over host Ben Brock Johnson and a list of high profile guests look at how technology plays an ever deeper role in our lives. “Codebreaker Solstice” tackles our mixed feelings about tech with a sense of humor, a sense of awe, and a sense of holiday cheer.

We'll hear of virtual reality's promise and the quirky outcomes of using consumer technology to tackle humanity's greatest challenges. In true Codebreaker fashion, you might even get the chance to crack our special holiday tech-powered puzzle!


Ben Brock Johnson


Golda Arthur


59:00 in seven segments. There will be two internal (:59) breaks, and the program is newscast-compatible. Please refer to the Rundown for full details.

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December 13, 2016 – January 7, 2017, with multiple airings permitted.

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Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before January 7, 2017. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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