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ID:

317

Date:

2008-05-14

Headline:

FBI Files: Mismanaged Secrets

Reporter's name:

Tisha Thompson

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Fox News - WTTG

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Tisha Thompson of local Washington D.C.'s WTTG- Fox TV filed a two-part series on how to obtain FBI files, via FOIA. The television crew was granted never before seen access behind the scenes into the National Archives in College Park, MD, to understand the nuanced and now potentially outdated physical filing system initiated by J. Edgar Hoover in the 1930s.

Notes:

Channel 5 Fox News WTTG filed for the FBI files of a dozen local activists, politicians and celebrities.

Keywords:

FBI, FOIA, filing, Hoover, personal files

URL:

http://media.myfoxdc.com/fbifiles/main/index.html


Agencies:

FBI

States:

DC

Categories:

classified information
FBI
national security
public records


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