motor city

  • June 30, 2016  

    When it comes to luxury items, consumer minds are likely to think about some of the world’s fashion meccas. Think Paris. Milan. New York. But Detroit? One growing company would like to think so. With its line of watches, bikes, bags and other items, Shinola is aiming to have the Motor City known for more than its cars and financial woes. Special correspondent Roben Farzad reports. Continue reading

  • October 5, 2015  

    Detroit once seemed a city that stood on the threshold of unlimited possibilities. Washington Post and Detroit native David Maraniss examines that creative and booming metropolis of 50 years ago in his new book, “Once in a Great City.” Maraniss joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss that golden era and the signs of troubled times to come. Continue reading

  • April 4, 2007  

    NewsHour essayist Clarence Page shares some thoughts about Bob Seger and Detriot. He asks what happens to factory rock music when the factories are gone. Continue reading