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Discussion: What’s the Role of Sports in Society?

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Published on Mar 18, 2014

From 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival session, What’s the Role of Sports in Society? Organized sports were introduced to American life more than a century ago as not just a venue for entertainment but a tool of nation building. Now that we’re a nation of sports fans—where even President Obama’s March Madness picks are televised on ESPN—what does social leadership through sports look like?

Speakers: Robert Lipsyte, John Walsh, Christine Brennan, Beth A. Brooke