The Impact Of Default On Cleveland 40 Years Later; 2019 Rock Hall Class Announced

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Forty years ago, Cleveland made history becoming the first city since the Great Depression to default on its financial responsibilities.  The move capped a fierce political struggle pitting first time Mayor Dennis Kucinich against members of the city council and the business community.  The default would hang over Cleveland's national image but some say hitting rock bottom helped spur the city's comeback. We'll discuss the history surrounding Cleveland's default and how that moment still may have lessons for political and civic leaders.  Plus, the Rock Hall announces it class of inductees for 2019. Who's in?  Who was snubbed?


Brent Larkin, Columnist,, Former Plain Dealer Editorial Director  
Troy Smith, Entertainment and Pop Culture Reporter,
Dr. Jason Hanley, Vice President of Education and Public Programs, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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