What makes a hero?
Who are your heroes, and why do you admire them?
National Public Radio commentator, Chris Tucker, presents "What Ever Happened to Heroes?"at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 19, at the Allen Public Library. Mr. Tucker will explore heroes in mythology, religion, war, social activism, sports, films and politics. In addition to defining a hero and determining his or her relevance to ancient and modern society, Mr. Tucker will also discuss the characteristics of heroes and what our choice of heroes says about our values and the values of society. Other topics covered this evening will include distinguishing heroes from mere celebrities and why it is a challenge to find true heroes.