Charlie LeDuff on going home to Detroit

Kai Ryssdal, reporting for Marketplace:

“Detroit built the American way of life, it built the middle class,” said LeDuff. “Everything came out of coal and steel and rubber and cars — and it went away. And now we still have coherent car companies, but we don’t have the jobs, because those are gone. So what do we do with all the leftover people?”

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