05.31.09 7:13 AM ET
Heaven on Wheels
Long before the days of Michael Moore documentaries and bankruptcy for GM, Detroit was a booming one-industry town, and Americans were in love with the automobile. Children raced model cars in the street, celebrities and presidents proudly waved with the top down, and Henry Ford was considered American royalty. But at least one thing will never change: Women always look fabulous on the hood of a car. Here’s a drive down memory lane.