Dec 22, 2014

How Much Does It Cost to Say "I'm Sorry"?

In December 2013, a US drone strike hit a wedding party in remote part of Yemen's central province of al-Baydah, killing 12 civilians. Gregory Johnsen, writer-at-large for BuzzFeed News leads Radiolab down a rabbit hole of United States' military condolences. Producer Matt Kielty talks to lawyers, generals, and a grieving father to try to understand how we say "sorry" with cash. From French farmers in WWI to Iraqi children injured by unexploded bombs, we wonder - can money ever heal the heart?

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