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History’s John J. Grabowski discusses history of GM plant in Lordstown

GM plant shutdown in Lordstown evokes other dark memories for Mahoning Valley

Crain’s Cleveland Business: After General Motors announced plans to cut manufacturing at its plant in Lordstown, John J. Grabowski, the Krieger-Mueller Joint Professor in History, discussed the history of the plant and what losing it could mean for the community. “The human consequence of this, it’s not only job loss and income loss, it’s loss of pride,” he said.