Were the bankruptcies of GM and Chrysler inevitable? How did Ford avoid disaster? Should taxpayers have bailed out the auto giants? Who is to blame for the troubles of the automobile industry? On this week’s program, Chris and his guest, Paul Ingrassia, will explore the answers to these pressing questions.
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About the Author:
Paul Ingrassia is the former Detroit bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 (with Joseph B. White) for reporting on management crises at General Motors, Ingrassia has chronicled the auto industry for more than twenty-five years. His latest book, “Crash Course: the American Automobile Industry’s Road from Glory to Disaster,” is the first book published about the 2009 bailouts and bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Meet the Press, the PBS Newshour, CNBC, National Public Radio and more. He’s a frequent op-ed contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Edmunds.com and other publications.