Captain "Sully" Sullenberger, Minimalism, Failing Our Boys

The Matt Townsend Show

  • Apr 28, 2015 1:00 pm
  • 2:18:59

Captain "Sully" Sullenberger - Airline Safety (10:39) Captain Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger is a retired airline captain, aviation safety expert and accident investigator, best-selling author, speaker and consultant. He was hailed as a national hero when he successfully executed an emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River off Manhattan, New York City, after the aircraft was disabled by striking a flock of Canada geese during its initial climb out of LaGuardia Airport on January 15, 2009. All of the 155 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft survived. Mr. Sullenberger speaks on airline safety, his experience as an airline pilot, and about the recent Germanwings plane accident in France. Joshua Becker - Becoming Minimalist (57:48) Joshua Becker is a writer, blogger, speaker, pastor, husband, and father of four. The family lives a minimalist lifestyle, with fewer objects and less clutter. He is the bestselling author of “Simplify” and “Clutterfree with Kids”. Dr. Mark Sherman - Our Boys' Struggles (1:45:12) Dr. Sherman received a PhD in psychology from Harvard University and taught at the State University of New York at New Paltz for more than 25 years.  He regularly writes posts for the Good Men Project and Psychology Today on the blog, Real Men Don't Write Blogs. He is also a member of a group devoted to the establishment of a White House Council on Boys and Men. Dr. Sherman talks with Dr. Townsend about the ways our society is not helping our boys become the men they could be.