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Who was John Maynard Keynes?

John Maynard Keynes is a name that has been bandied around a lot in these troubled economic times.

He has been hailed as the economic visionary whose theories helped the world pull out of the global depression. But who was he, what were his economic theories and is it true that they did save the world? Adam Fleming reports.

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