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Brent Talbot is a character that appears in the novel, The Sum of All Fears. In 1991, he was the U.S. Secretary of State under President Robert Fowler


Brent Talbot worked as a professor of political science at Northwestern University before being appointed as the U.S. Secretary of State by President Robert Folwer. Talbot later attended Super Bowl XXV in Denver alongside Secretary of Defense Dennis Bunker and the Commander of NORAD. Unfortunately, terrorists detonated a faulty nuclear bomb at the stadium, resulting in a partial atomic explosion that killed Talbot, Bunker, and thousands of fans in attendance. This resulted in President Fowler enacting DEFCON-1 and preparing for nuclear war with the Soviet Union who had been blamed for the attack.