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What Does Obama's Ford Plant Visit Mean?

This week Obama will visit the Ford Motor Assembly plant on Chicago's Southeast side to continue the feel-good tour he began in Detroit last week. He's been touting the government's successful restructuring of the auto industry. But can he add Ford to his trophy case? Micki Maynard, WBEZ's Senior Editor for Changing Gears, a new regional project on the reinvention of the manufacturing belt, explains how Ford is different from the other American automakers.

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