Portions filmed at the Cathedral. Aretha Franklin celebrates her 70th birthday Sunday, March 25th. Please join WDET, Detroit, and Larry Callahan and Selected of God Choir (from the "Imported From Detroit" Chrysler video) in wishing the Queen of Soul a Happy Birthday! Share this video with everyone who loves Aretha and music made in the Motor City.
Military MFG: When the United States entered World War II, Detroit quickly became the epicenter of wartime production. The Guardian building was converted into a control center for war production. All of the city's heavy industry had been channeled into military production. Nicknamed "The Arsenal of Democracy" by President Theodore Roosevelt, Detroit was the most productive and important city in the country.
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