Detroit: Cars, Eminem, Motown and The Pistons

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Detroit may be best known as the birthplace of the American car and recording artists Eminem and Diana Ross. But, did you know Detroit had the highest per-capita income in the United States in the 1960's. Hard to imagine given the city's current ills. Detroit has fallen into disrepair and has become a symbol of our decaying urban industrialized society. Just a year after the bankruptcy filings, both domestic and international investors are flocking to Detroit on the belief that long-term rewards will far outweigh the investment risks which may be involved. This video explores the history of Detroit - from its humble beginnings to its rich musical heritage that gave rise to Motown. Detroit is a city with a past and a future that may be looking brighter.