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Breaking the Bank: Frontline

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Catalogue Number:  041142
ISBN Number:  0793659191
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  Business Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2009
Running Time:  60
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $92.95
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The bets were huge and risky, billions of dollars on the housing market. Superbanks reaped billions of dollars, and gobbled up competitors. Then the bottom dropped out, massive losses on Wall Street nearly broke the banks and many are on the brink of failure. As the federal government contemplates what could become a massive nationalization of the industry, watch as FRONTLINE tells the inside story.

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