CONTACT: TOM SNEE
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 26, 2002
Closed circuit video to accommodate additional Bono ticket holders
live, closed circuit video feed of Bono's sold-out lecture at the University
of Iowa on Monday, Dec. 2, will be available in the second-floor ballroom
of the Iowa Memorial Union to accommodate additional ticket holders.
Bono, an international humanitarian and lead singer of the rock band U2,
will speak at 7 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the IMU. Ticket holders who cannot
get into the Main Lounge will be able to watch the lecture via video in the
Tickets for the lecture are sold out.
The lecture is being sponsored by the University of Iowa Lecture Committee,
SCOPE Productions and Campus Activities Board (CAB) Individuals with special
needs are encouraged to attend this and all university events. For additional
accommodations, please contact the University Lecture Committee.
In recent years, Bono has brought considerable awareness to the issues of
Third World debt relief and the AIDS epidemic. His Dec. 2 lecture will focus
on the AIDS epidemic ravaging Africa, and he will likely talk about his experience
witnessing the devastation during his recent tour of Africa with U.S. Treasury
Secretary Paul O'Neill.
Details of the lecture, including other possible speakers that night, are
still being finalized. The university will announce further updates as they
become known. For additional information, please visit the Lecture Committee's
Web site at www.uiowa.edu/~lectures.