Flashpoint recap: Owner of Westin Book Cadillac Detroit talks about iconic hotel facing foreclosure

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Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

DETROIT – A local iconic hotel falls victim to the pandemic and its restrictions. We talked to the owner of the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, John Ferchill.

This week we learned the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit is in foreclosure.

Fewer babies is bad news for the future across the US and here in Michigan.

We spoke about the drop in birthrates. It is far more consequential than many realize.

There was a discussion with Dr. Pamela Smock, a sociologist with the University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center.

Then on the show there was a conversation on Daylight Saving Time last weekend.

Are you tired of changing the clocks twice a year? Many are but should we do anything about it? David Prerau, author of Seize the Daylight spoke about the topic.

Segment One

Owner of the Westin Book Cadillac, John Ferchill.

Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Two

Dr. Pamela Smock, a sociologist with the University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center.

Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Three

David Prerau, author of Seize the Daylight

Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, March 21, 2021 episode of Flashpoint

About the Author:

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.