1983 State Department documents, Lorton Reformatory, reports/review

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All reports, reviews, investigation results, and and investigation materials regarding the State Department inquiry into the delivery of State Department documents to Lorton Reformatory in 1983 [For reference: http://www.nytimes.com/1983/11/09/us/secret-us-reports-left-in-file-cabinet-sent-to-prison-shop.html]

This request is being made as part of a journalistic inquiry. The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton

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To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 4, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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Dear Beryl Lipton,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated September 3, 2015, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. Your request has been received in the Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS) and has been assigned case number F-2015-13083. Your request will soon be forwarded to a Team for case assignment and further processing.

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Charlotte W. Duckett
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