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Academy Awards on PBS

PBS Programs Nominated for a 2018 Academy Award

Daniel Hautzinger

Two films that aired on PBS were nominated today for an Academy Award in the Documentary category: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, and Last Men in Aleppo. Revisit our various interviews with the directors about their films.
Frontline: Abacus - Small Enough to Jail. Photo: Sean Lyness

The Only Bank Prosecuted for the 2008 Financial Crisis

Daniel Hautzinger

In 2015, Abacus Federal Savings Bank was the 2,651st largest bank in the United States. It's also the only U.S. bank prosecuted for the 2008 financial crisis. Steve James, director of Hoop Dreams, discusses his Frontline documentary Abacus: Small Enough to Jail.
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