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Michel Martin, Going There

What's Driving The Motor City Forward Now?

Six months after Detroit emerged from bankruptcy, Michel Martin heads there to hear from the artists, thinkers and entrepreneurs who are shaping the city's future.

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What It Takes To Lift Families Out Of Poverty

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Me & Yoko Ono Tosca & Anna Clementi
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Intro The XX

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What's Driving The Motor City Forward Now?

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Inner City Blues Phil Upchurch
Drum Song The Temper Trap
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B.B. King, Legendary Blues Guitarist, Dies At 89

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Worry, Worry B.B. King
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Everyday I Have The Blues B.B. King
The Six Million Dollar Man Original TV Soundtrack
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Rising Son Various
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The Women Pull No Punches In Fiery, Feminist 'Mad Max'

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Albatross Fleetwood Mac

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Ebola Survivors Who Continue To Suffer

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Through These Eyes Quantic
Next Episode Dr. Dre

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Dad Aches For Son Killed By Policeman 20 Years Ago

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Transatlantic Quantic
Facing the Sun Fritz Kalkbrenner
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Portions for Foxes Rilo Kiley
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