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Title:
Abacus : small enough to jail
Series:
Summary:
Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy in the Chinatown community, over the course of a five-year legal battle.
General Note:
"SDH subtitles (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same function as closed captions"--Container.

"Abacus" is season 34/episode 17 of "Frontline"

Program content: ©2016.
Contents:
Opening -- Introducing Mr. Sung -- Sung family dinner -- An attack on Chinatown -- The trial begins -- Big banks bailed out -- 2003 bank run -- Borrowers testify -- Gift letters -- Fannie Mae testifies -- Final week of trial -- Jury deliberations -- The verdict.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Corporate Subject:
Publisher:
PBS,

Distributed by PBS Distribution,
Electronic Access:
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Publication Date:
2017

2016
ISBN:
9781531702205
Publication Information:
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]

[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017]

©2017
Call Number:
DVD 345.74 ABACUS
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