Tuesday, October 22, 2013

DETROIT - Sighs of Hope and Resurgence After Bankruptcy

"Detroit residents work to engage the community with signs of hope, resurgence" PBS Newshour 10/21/2013


SUMMARY:  Detroit residents are hoping to breath new life into their communities, despite the city's filing for bankruptcy earlier this year.  Neighborhoods are working to attract developers to rehab blighted buildings, create new jobs and assist would-be buyers and renters.  Jeffrey Brown reports on the optimism driving their efforts.

JUDY WOODRUFF (Newshour):  In July, Detroit became the largest American city ever to file for bankruptcy.  That process continues to unfold, and much of the news since has been grim.

But, as Jeffrey Brown found recently, there's another side to the story of this troubled city.

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