Former Janesville Senator Discusses Book About GM Plant Closing

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The GM plant in Janesville in December 2018. The plant was being demolished and on pace to be completely cleared within a year. Anthony Wahl/Janesville Gazette

Former state Sen. Tim Cullen discusses his new book about Janesville and its decades-long history with General Motors before the company closed its massive factory in 2008, eliminating thousands of jobs. Cullen recounts women and African Americans breaking barriers at the plant, and some of his family’s own stories.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tim Cullen Guest