A Hyperbolic Tale of Two Captains, One a Hero, the Other a Villain
Italy Finds a Heroic Foil for Its Scorned Captain
Much of Italy finds Falco to be a National Hero
This below is from the New York Times:
From the New York Times:
"Though knowledge of the personalities of the two men is perfunctory at best, the Italian news media easily tagged them as distinctive Italian stereotypes: Captain Schettino as the flashy daredevil and rule-breaker; Captain De Falco as the upholder of duty and respectability, who is often overlooked in a nation easily taken in by more boisterous — and usually sneaky — behavior. "