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An Evening With John Brennan

Oct 24, 2018

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018
LBJ Auditorium
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On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, the LBJ Presidential Library hosted former CIA Director John Brennan. This was Director Brennan's first public appearance after a suspicious package addressed to him was sent to CNN.

The conversation was moderated by Mark K. Updegrove, president and CEO of the LBJ Foundation. The event was part of the Friends of the LBJ Library "Evening With" membership programming and was co-hosted by the Intelligence Studies Project at The University of Texas at Austin.

The Honorable John O. Brennan is the senior advisor to the Intelligence Studies Project and a Distinguished Non-Resident Scholar at UT Austin. Brennan served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 until January 2017. As director, he managed intelligence collection, analysis, covert action, counterintelligence, and liaison relationships with foreign intelligence services.

Before becoming director, Brennan served at the White House for four years as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. Brennan began his service in government at the CIA, where he worked from 1980 to 2005. He spent most of his early career in the agency’s main analytic arm, the Directorate of Analysis, specializing in the Near East and South Asia before directing counterterrorism analysis in the early 1990s. In 1994 and 1995, he was the agency's intelligence briefer to President Bill Clinton.

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This program is co-hosted by the Intelligence Studies Project at The University of Texas at Austin.

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The Evening With speaker series is generously sponsored by St. David's HealthCare, the Ford Foundation, the Moody Foundation, and Tito's Handmade Vodka.

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