FRONTLINE

The John Brennan Hubbub

Clip: Season 2006 Episode 12 | 3m 23s

John O. Brennan, a 29-year veteran of the CIA and a key advisor to the president, had previously been considered by Obama for CIA director in 2008, but his nomination was thwarted after criticism of comments he made in this 2006 interview with FRONTLINE.

Aired: 06/19/06

Rating: NR

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