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Remembering Coleman Young

This is the anniversary of the death of Detroit Mayor Coleman Young. He died on November 29th, 1997 after a battle with emphysema.

We dug through the WDET archives to find two sides of Mayor Young--visible on the same day.

The mayor toyed with reporters during a briefing on June 22nd, 1993 -- just a few hours before he would announce whether he was running for a sixth consecutive term.

...four o’clock.

Mayor Young would take a different tone later in afternoon…as he announced that he would not run for another term in office.

...other than that as mayor.

The voice of Detroit Mayor Coleman Young…announcing in 1993 that he would not run for another term in office. He died on November 29th, 1997.