On Point Visits WDET

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On Point host Tom Ashbrook at WDET.

On February 17, WDET-FM (Detroit) hosted NPR and WBUR Public Radio’s On Point  program, as host Tom Ashbrook broadcast 2-hour program live from WDET’s Midtown Detroit studios.

The program airs on 290 stations nationwide.

During the broadcast, host Tom Ashbrook spoke with a number of guests from in and around Detroit, including local politicians, activists and business leaders about how the city is doing.  Those guests included Kim Trent, a writer and former journalist from Detroit who sits on the Wayne State University Board of Governors, state Sen. Bert Johnson (D-Highland Park), former state Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville (R-Monroe), and Shinola CEO Tom Lewand.

In addition, Stephen Henderson, host of WDET’s Detroit Today and Created Equal, participated in a discussion about the week’s news and the state of national politics.

A podcast and video feed of the broadcast is available here.

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