What is this reporter smoking? Youngstown was always just Youngstown and steel left in the 1960s because US protectionism/tariffs allowed owners to ignore innovations in Europe, Japan and Taiwan. US tariffs killed US Steel!
Once the “Manhattan of the Midwest,” Youngstown has been hit hard by the decline of the US steel industry. But hope is returning and some say it’s because of their man in the White House. Lars Gesing reports from Ohio.