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Longtime television broadcast journalist and Emmy winner Steve Stoler appears at the Allen Public Library at 7:30 p. m. Thursday, July 15 for a free live virtual event at  allentx.swagit.com   Submit questions until 8:30 p.m. that evening through liveonstage@cityofallen.org  

Former reporter for WFAA/KDFW-TV, Steve will discuss his book Tonight at Ten and will reveal compelling personal stories from more than three decades in television news. From an emotional on-air battle with cancer to witnessing executions, hostage standoffs and a toddler who spent 52 hours trapped in a West Texas well, his assignments ranged from covering Texas politics to the environment.  Interviewing presidents, he also covered the tense Branch Davidian confrontation near Waco.

Garnering an Emmy for his coverage of a tornado in Collin County near Westminster, TX, Steve and his photographer were “storm chasing.”  Arriving at the scene about two minutes after the tornado hit, Steve observes, “We interviewed a man who went next door to check on his neighbors. When he came back to his house, it was gone…nothing left but the foundation. We were there as he returned.”

Legendary Dallas Sports Anchor Dale Hansen declares, “This book will make you laugh, make you cry and make you mad!

For more information, call 214-509-4911.