New Speakers Announced

10.07.1312:19 AM ET

Senator John McCain Joining The Daily Beast's Hero Summit

Get ready for The Daily Beast's Hero Summit, this Thursday in Washington DC. Catch the event streamed live on The Daily Beast site.

The Daily Beast's Hero Summit: An Exploration of Courage, Character & Our National Security -- this Thursday in Washington, D.C. -- just confirmed additional speakers including: Senator John McCain, who will kick off the day at 8:30am on the government shutdown and the crisis in Syria; former Senators Olympia Snowe and George Mitchell along with Bob Woodward of the Washington Post in a flash debate moderated by Walter Isaacson about the loss of political courage in our nation's capital; and journalist Richard Engel comes in from his overseas beat to describe his harrowing kidnapping in Syria. The October 10th event will be live-streamed on The Daily Beast. Follow the Hero Summit to see the complete rundown for the summit.