Detroit Mayoral Debate
Democratic Detroit mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon debated each other on issues such as the city’s emergency… read more
Democratic Detroit mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon debated each other on issues such as the city’s emergency manager, fighting crime, and dealing with empty neighborhoods. At the time, Mike Duggan was the frontrunner who won the nonpartisan Detroit mayoral primary as a write-in candidate. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of the Detroit Medical Center. Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon was second in the primary.
This debate was a special edition of “Michigan Matters,” co-sponsored by WWJ Radio and the Michigan Chronicle. The WWJ-TV studio was in Southfield, Michigan.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Carol Cain Senior Produer and Host WWJ-TV (Detroit, MI)->Michigan Matters
- Michael "Mike" E. Duggan President and CEO (Former) Detroit Medical Center
- Tom Jordan Co-Anchor WWJ-Radio->Morning News
- Benny N. Napoleon Sheriff Wayne County, MI
- Clifford A. Russell Host (Former) Detroit Public Television->American Black Journal
- Bankole Thompson Senior Editor Michigan Chronicle
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