Revisiting the heyday of department stores and five-and-dimes

General Motors

Year filed for bankruptcy: 2009 Total assets: $91.05 billion Photo: General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson speaks with reporters following an announcement that the world's largest automaker had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, June 1, 2009.
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