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Your Loan Is Denied
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Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

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Mortgage-lending discrimination remains a systemic problem in America's financial institutions. Peter and Dolores Green, African-American professionals, are suing a Chicago-area bank for refusing to finance their purchase of the home they have lived in for 30 years. Frontline, in co-production with the Center for Investigative Reporting, examines how the discriminatory lending patterns of a generation ago still persist, and documents their devastating effects on racially mixed neighborhoods fighting for economic survival.



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Public Affairs
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Your Loan Is Denied,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2796FA299321447F9B0AB70C66AF277E.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Your Loan Is Denied.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2796FA299321447F9B0AB70C66AF277E>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Your Loan Is Denied. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2796FA299321447F9B0AB70C66AF277E
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