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New film follows only bank charged after financial crisis

Clip: 06/11/2017 | 7m 6s

A new documentary, "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail," tells the story of Abacus Federal Savings Bank, a small, family-run bank in New York City. Abacus was the only bank ­­in the U.S. to face criminal charges after the 2008 financial crisis. The film is scheduled to air later this year on the PBS program FRONTLINE. NewsHour Weekend's Saskia de Melker talked to the film's director, Steve James.

Aired: 06/11/17

Rating: NR

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