David Atlee Phillips (Central Intelligence Agency)

Emma Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Best

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records pertaining to David Atlee Phillips (October 31, 1922 – July 7, 1988), a former CIA officer and founder of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers. He was additionally investigated by the House Select Committee on Assassinations and implicated in several conspiracy theories. His death has been widely reported by publications such as the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/1988/07/10/obituaries/david-atlee-phillips-dead-at-65-ex-agent-was-advocate-of-cia.html

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.


Michael Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

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From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a copy of the requested obituary, which can also be found at http://www.nytimes.com/1988/07/10/obituaries/david-atlee-phillips-dead-at-65-ex-agent-was-advocate-of-cia.html.

Thank you.