BHL, Madeleine Albright, U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker in a super-panel on diplomats on the front lines. #hero12
Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, hit w/ 8 hand grenades and a bullet through his collar bone, detailing a Vietnamese mission as a medic. Had last rights given, “a minor problem.” He survived. Telling his story at #hero12
As the Russian opposition is reported to be losing steam, Russian chess master (and activist) Garry Kasparov calls for “moral solidarity” on stage at the Hero Summit. He says it does wonders for Russians on the ground.
Awwwwwww! (By the way, your mom’s story is something else. Bravest mom ever.)
DUSTOFF73 medevac crew member, Chief Warrant Officer Two Erik Sabiston, at The Hero Summit.
Breaking: Bono is here. He’s wearing glasses. We’re indoors and it’s nighttime. He’s speaking shortly.
Gettin’ started! Here’s the livestream.
Last week we told you about our plans to ship down to Washington, D.C. for a live-journalism event about “heroes,” for a summit appropriately called The Hero Summit. That time is now! We’re literally tumblin’ on a train (hello, future) as we head down to the land of hope and gridlock. When we get there, you’ll see some photos on nwktumblr. You’ll see some quotes. We’ll even throw the livestream link up when Bono’s around because well it’s Bono.