PBS NewsHour

Where Detroit Industry Has Floundered, Art Scene Flourishes

Clip: 07/25/2012 | 9m 10s

In Detroit, where the population has dropped by 2 million, abandoned and neglected buildings are a normal sight. But look more closely, and beautiful murals and graffiti appear everywhere. Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on how artists, flocking to the city, are helping to spark the ailing economy.

Aired: 07/25/12

Rating: NR

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