Cult of Intelligence

Emma Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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Due June 5, 2018
Est. Completion None
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From: Emma Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials relating to or mentioning Victor Marchetti's The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence, including but not limited to prepublication reviews, legal reviews, damage assessments, and excised portions of the book. Note that the author is deceased and has no privacy interests, and the Agency has already consulted on and approved of the release of materials on this subject (see attached for a partial sample).

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 there are fees, 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.


Emma Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.