ABC news anchor to speak at Tuscarawas campus

Mary Jo Spletzer

George Stephanopoulos, news anchor and chief Washington correspondent for ABC news, will speak at 7 p.m. tonight at the Kent State Tuscarawas Campus. He will speak in the Founders Hall auditorium.

During his 12 years with the ABC network, Stephanopoulos has covered the 2000 and 2008 presidential elections, the escalation of violence in the Middle East, the events of September 11 and the war on terrorism.

He has interviewed former President George Bush, former Vice President Dick Cheney, Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Stephen Breyer, King Abdullah of Jordan and the former Israeli Prime Ministers Ehud Barak and Benjamin Netanyahu.

The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required and can be obtained at the main office in Founders Hall while supplies last.

-Mary Jo Spletzer