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/ CORRECTION - Henry 'Hank' Crumpton(June 27, 2012)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/27/12 -- In the news release issued earlier today, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "Former Deputy Chief of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center Henry 'Hank' Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills" rather than "Former Deputy Director of the CIA Henry 'Hank' Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.
Former Deputy Chief of the CIA's Counterterrorism Center Henry "Hank" Crumpton to Speak at Rolls Royce Beverly Hills
Renowned Spy Reveals His Undercover Life in CIA's Clandestine Service
BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- June 27, 2012 -- Former CIA spy Henry "Hank" Crumpton, leader of the CIA's Afghanistan war campaign, will be speaking at the Rolls Royce of Beverly Hills today, Wednesday, June, 27, 2012 at 5:30pm. Recently featured on 60 Minutes and NBC's The Today Show, Crumpton will discuss the insurmountable task of finding and stopping Al-Qaeda post 9/11. The special event, hosted by The O'Gara Coach Company and Rolls Royce Beverly Hills, will take place at 8833 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.
Having pledged twenty-four years of his life to service in the CIA, the noted operations officer ended his career holding the rank of ambassador-at-large as the U.S. State Department's coordinator for counterterrorism. He worked directly under Condoleezza Rice, who was then the U.S. Secretary of State.
Distinguished as one of America's most trusted military men, Henry "Hank" Crumpton is recognized for many achievements including engineering the UAV Predator Drone to Afghanistan. Emerging from an undercover life, the former CIA officer has been interviewed on CBS's 60 Minutes, NBC's The Today Show and featured in the Huffington Post, to name a few.
"Hank Crumpton's riveting account of his life in the CIA and then run up to the war in Afghanistan is a treasure for every citizen who wants to know the sacrifices, courage, and strategic vision of the clandestine services in war and peace," said Tom Brokaw in a recent interview.
Now, Crumpton double-agents as author for his book, The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Service. The riveting tell-all targets the CIA's response to 9/11 and the immediate execution of operations sited in Afghanistan. "Hank is one of the heroes of contemporary America. He has done the nation another important service in writing this book. Powerfully capturing the lessons from his vast and diverse career as a spy and diplomat," said former national security advisor, General James L. Jones.
Henry "Hank" Crumpton will speak to a VIP audience at the Rolls Royce Beverly Hills dealership.
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