By Judy Kurtz
Bono is headed to Washington.
The U2 frontman is one of the many ultra-VIP guests slated to attend next week’s inaugural Hero Summit, a ceremony billed as a way to “pay tribute to America’s deep tradition of service.”
While he’s in town, the “Mysterious Ways” singer is also poised to give a talk at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on Monday.
Other celebrities and lawmakers who will be joining the swank affair hosted by Newsweek editor-in-chief Tina Brown: “West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin, Gen. David Petraeus, Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Adm. William McRaven, White House social secretary Jeremy Bernard, Rep. Susan Davis (D-Calif.), fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, “CBS This Morning” anchor Charlie Rose, Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, actress Jennifer Beals and NBC’s Andrea Mitchell.
A press release says the Wednesday event will be streamed on The Daily Beast website.