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With brand-name banks on the brink of failure, Frontline untangles the complicated financial and political web threatening the financial industry as a whole through a case study of one superbank in particular: Bank of America. Go behind closed doors with producer Michael Kirk to find out how things went so wrong so fast, and learn about attempts to stabilize the precarious industry.

 

In the clip featured above, Frontline examines Bank of America’s rapid growth and the assent to power of CEO Ken Lewis, including interviews with Lewis and his predecessor Hugh McColl.

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