It’s been two months since the country’s longest serving congressman, Michigan’s own John Dingell, passed away. 89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry sat down with his wife and the person who currently holds that 12th District Congressional seat Debbie Dingell for an honest and emotional conversation about community, civility, and healing.
Many emotions are shared in this, the more personal part of the interview. Congresswoman Dingell begins by talking about her recent remarks about gun ownership before fellow members of Congress. Then, she shares more about her long relationship with John Dingell, his final days, and the impact he’s had on the country.