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Former ESPN chief to speak at Stamford library

January 17, 2017 GMT

STAMFORD — A former ESPN president will give a talk on “Civility and the Sports Business” Tuesday at the city’s Ferguson Library.

George Bodenheimer, a book author and cable industry pioneer, was ESPN’s president from 1998 to 2011. During that period, he oversaw all multimedia sports assets of the Walt Disney Company.

Bodenheimer is the author of “Every Town is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the Mailroom to the Boardroom.”

His talk in Stamford tonight is part of the library’s “Civility in America Series.” The event will take place at 6 p.m. in the third-floor auditorium at the library’s main branch, 1 Public Library Plaza.

To register for the event, click here.