Fault Line

Kevin (not his real name) is a likable guy who lives with his wife in New Jersey. And he's on probation after serving time in a federal prison for committing a disturbing crime.

2014 / Jad Abumrad / Pat Walters / Radiolab, USA


Kevin (not his real name) is a likable guy who lives with his wife in New Jersey. And he's on probation after serving time in a federal prison for committing a disturbing crime.

Producer Pat Walters helps untangle a difficult story about accountability, and a troubling set of questions about identity and self-control.

Fault Line won Best Documentary: Honorable Mention at the 2014 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. It was produced by Pat Walters with editor Jad Abumrad for WNYC's Radiolab.

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Jad Abumrad

Jad Abumrad (@JadAbumrad), is a Peabody Award-winning producer and 2011 MacArthur Fellow, is the creator and co-host of WNYC's Radiolab .


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