Bankruptcy lawyer and partner at the firm Jones Day
Bankruptcy lawyer and partner at the firm Jones Day. He was Emergency Manager of Detroit from March 2013 to December 2014.
Kevyn Orr successfully navigated Detroit through the largest and most complicated city bailout in American history.
Jul. 10, 2015
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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Writer Nida Manzoor wanted “We Are Lady Parts,” her series about an all-female Muslim punk band, to be funny.
from The Business
We don’t throw this phrase around too loosely, but hip-hop breakout Genesis Owusu is a true one-of-a-kind artist.
from Morning Becomes Eclectic
We’re not surprised to see our favorite David Bowie tribute album “Modern Love” make a triumphant return to the top of the charts. It really is that good .
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June 19, 1865 was the day in Galveston, Texas when enslaved African Americans learned they were free a full two years after then-President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation…
from Good Food
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from Life Examined
Warner Bros. was hoping for a big summer hit with its movie adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical “In the Heights.”
from Hollywood Breakdown
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from KCRW Features