Town Hall Meeting on Detroit Bankruptcy

Representative John Conyers (D-MI) held a town hall meeting on the implications of the Detroit bankruptcy filing. Earlier this summer,… read more

Representative John Conyers (D-MI) held a town hall meeting on the implications of the Detroit bankruptcy filing. Earlier this summer, Detroit became the largest municipality in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy citing $18 billion in debt. Moderator Michael Eric Dyson and a panel of clergy, lawyers, union leaders, and public officials took questions from the audience in the James E. Wadsworth, Jr. Community Center of Fellowship Chapel in Detroit. Topics included the bankruptcy’s impact on retirees' pensions, taxpayers, and municipal workers, the legality of the filing, and calls for the state or federal government to bail out the city. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
314907-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Sep 9, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2013

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  • Sep 09, 2013 | 10:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2013 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 11, 2013 | 7:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 12, 2013 | 5:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 14, 2013 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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