Flashpoint 8/4/19: The life and influence of L. Brooks Patterson, a polarizing political titan

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DETROITHere is what you missed on Sunday's episode of Flashpoint: 

On Sunday's episode of Flashpoint there was a discussion on the life and influence of longtime Oakland County executive L. Brooks Patterson who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer Saturday morning. He was 80. 

Then a republican congressman from Michigan says he's had enough -- the political bickering drives Paul Mitchell out of the game. He appeared on Flashpoint to talk about the move. 

Segments One:

Guests including Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, WDET's Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson, Detroit News editorial page editor Nolan Finley and Michigan Democratic congresswoman Debbie Dingell weigh in on the life and influence of longtime Oakland County executive L. Brooks Patterson. 


Segment Two: 

Michigan republican congressman Paul Mitchell. 

Segment Three: 

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week's episode. 

About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.