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- Micheline Maynard Senior Editor of Changing Gears - a new public radio project. She is former Detroit bureau chief for The New York Times and author of "The End of Detroit" (Currency)
- Warren Brown automotive writer and "On Wheels" columnist for The Washington Post
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