Oct. 8 - German President Joachim Gauck and Bono discuss the world's poverty issues. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U2 front man and anti-poverty campaigner Bono met with German President Joachim Gauck in Berlin on Monday (October 08). Bono, whose real name is Paul David Hewson, co-founded the campaign "One" which "fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa." Gauck, was one of a number of Protestant pastors who helped bring down the communist East German regime, setting the stage for the fall of the Berlin Wall and reunification in 1990. The 72-year old, who is married and has four children, ran the state-run archives on the Stasi after reunification and earned recognition for exposing the crimes of the dreaded East German secret police. Even after his retirement in 2000, the author of many books continued his campaign for human rights.