Documents re: to Betty Friedan's February 1977 Visit to Minneapolis

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Minneapolis Police Department of Minneapolis, MN.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Minnesota Data Practices Act, I hereby request the following documents:

All documents--including incident reports, complaints, notes, etc.--relating to popular women's movement figure Betty Friedan's visit to Minneapolis and appearance at Dayton's Department Store in February 1977 as referenced in this FBI file:

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: datapractices

Thank you for emailing the Minneapolis Police Records Information Unit.

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From: Wallace, Thaya

To whom it may concern,

We do not have information related to this visit here in Mpls. Police Records. You can check with the Minnesota Historical Society.

Thaya Wallace, PST 1
MPD Records Information Unit
350 So. 5th Street, Room 31
Mpls., MN 55415
(612) 673-2961

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Wallace,

Thank you very much for your message and the recommendation. I hope you enjoy your day!



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