This is Bono’s acceptance speech in honor of Bono and DATA receiving the 2007 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center, Philadelphia. A text version of Bono’s speech can be found here. Recorded September 27th, 2007.
Bono pays tribute to Luciano Pavarotti in a short discussion with BBC presenter Eddie Mair. Topics include; Bono’s father and Pavarotti, how Miss Sarajevo came about, flying with Pavarotti, staying at Pavarotti’s summer home, the empathy behind the notes. Recorded and first broadcast September 6th, 2007.