Richard Bell publishes article about American classic, "It's a Wonderful Life"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out professor Richard Bell's article "Our favorite American christmas classic is really a study in American suicide."

The essay was published by Zócalo Public Square, a Smithsonian-sponsored website.

Bell discusses the theme of suicide, specifically the religious, economic and legal implications of the act in the American classic movie "It's a Wonderful Life."