Michigan Radio: Kate Davidson http://ketr.org en Historic GM Plant Finds New Life As A Pharmacy http://ketr.org/post/historic-gm-plant-finds-new-life-pharmacy The former Fisher Body 1 plant in Flint, Mich., produced a lot of cars, thousands of jobs and lots of history — it was one of the places where sit-down strikes led to recognition of the United Auto Workers in 1937.<p>But General Motors abandoned what remained of the site after its bankruptcy, and the new occupants don't make cars there. Instead, they're riding the next economic wave, selling prescription drugs to an aging population.<p>Dan Wright is one of those kinds of experts who can always tell you the history and significance of an old factory — the guys at the bar across the street. Thu, 17 Nov 2011 17:22:00 +0000 Michigan Radio: Kate Davidson 12406 at http://ketr.org Historic GM Plant Finds New Life As A Pharmacy