Tom Ashbrook Hosts ‘On Point’ Live from Detroit

Hear Ashbrook speak with guests about how Detroit is doing in 2017.

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WBUR public radio’s On Point brought its national public affairs program to Detroit on Friday, broadcasting live from WDET’s Midtown Detroit studios.

Host Tom Ashbrook speaks with a number of guests from in and around Detroit.

Stephen Henderson, host of WDET’s Detroit Today and Created Equal, participates in a discussion about the week’s news and the state of national politics.

Ashbrook also speaks with a panel of local politicians, activists, and business leaders about how Detroit is doing in 2017. They include Kim Trent, a writer and former journalist from Detroit who sits on the Wayne State University Board of Governors, state Sen. Bert Johnson (D-Highland Park), former state Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville (R-Monroe), and Shinola CEO Tom Lewand.

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