"Last" American Made Convertible and related media

"Last" American Made Convertible

A report on Detroit's car manufacturing industry announces the end of an era as the last American convertible, a Cadillac Eldorado, rolls off the assembly line on April 22, 1976.

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  • "Last" American Made Convertible
    "Last" American Made Convertible

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    A report on Detroit's car manufacturing industry announces the end of an era as the last American convertible, a Cadillac Eldorado, rolls off the assembly line on April 22, 1976.

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