Christopher W. Shaw

Christopher W. Shaw is the author of Money, Power, and the People: The American Struggle to Make Banking Democratic (University of Chicago Press, 2019). Follow him on Twitter: @chris_w_shaw

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Actor Jimmy Stewart played Geoge Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life, the iconic holiday film directed by Frank Capra in 1946. Views
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
It's a Wonderful Life... For Bankers
Christmas movies provide a yearly opportunity to imagine a more caring society. Among the favorites that are watched year after year, It's a Wonderful Life stands out for stressing the importance of banking to such a society. The film's hero George Bailey is an honest and generous Main Street...
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