Book cover of The Sack of Detroit: General Motors and the End of American Enterprise by Kenneth Whyteby Kenneth Whyte

“Vigorous, provocative… The Sack of Detroit is compelling, bold and stylishly written.”
Barbara Spindel, The Wall Street Journal
 
A provocative, revelatory history of the epic rise—and unnecessary fall—of the U.S. automotive industry, uncovering the vivid story of innovation, politics, and business that led to a sudden, seismic shift in American priorities that is still felt today, from the acclaimed author of Hoover

In the 1950s, America enjoyed massive growth and affluence, and no companies contributed more to its success than automakers.

Interview with the Author

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Kenneth Whyte – The Sack of Detroit General Motors and The End of American Enterprise
7/11/21           17 min


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