Episode 40: Heroes in Germany

Ari and Matt are joined by Michelle and Thorsten Werning from Bonn, Germany. ┬áMichelle shares her experiences presenting Matt’s program in Germany and France as well as bringing up boys in a military family. Thorsten shares his thoughts on heroism as a member of the Navy helicopter rescue group and as a German.

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Episode 39: Where Were The New York Subway Heroes?

Ari and Matt ask why there was a big empty space next to Ki Suk Han as he struggled for his life. The New York Post and R. Umar Abassi have been cast as the villains, but why do we have this same discussion about bystanders every time an incident like this happens? Why aren’t we doing something about it now so that next time there aren’t any bystanders?

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Episode 38: Are CNN’s Heroes Really Heroes?

Ari and Matt think about the ten finalists from the CNN Heroes telecast from last night. Are they heroes or just really good people? What’s the difference? Would we want to see an award ceremony for people who ran into burning buildings anyway? These questions and more…

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