Former CIA director Brennan speaks at Van Wezel

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) – Former CIA director John Brennan spoke at a town hall-style event at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday.

Brennan has served as CIA station chief in Saudi Arabia, provided daily intelligence briefings to President Bill Clinton, was appointed the first director of the National Counterterrorism Center by President George W. Bush before being named the CIA’s director in 2013 under President Obama.

Brennan’s talk at the Van Wezel will focus on foreign intelligence, and what the average American can do to assist with initiatives across the state.

The former director was also scheduled to speak at a second forum Monday evening.

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