Fats Domino, FBI file

Parker Higgins, FOIA The Dead filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking #

1396308-000

Due Dec. 5, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Parker Higgins, FOIA The Dead

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of all documents or FBI files pertaining to Fats Domino, an obituary of whom was published in The New York Times on October 25, 2017 under the headline "Fats Domino, Early Rock ā€™nā€™ Roller With a Boogie-Woogie Piano, Is Dead at 89". Please see attached PDF copy of that obituary, which may also be found at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/25/obituaries/fats-domino-89-one-of-rock-n-rolls-first-stars-is-dead.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.

Sincerely,

Parker Higgins, FOIA The Dead

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of all documents or FBI files pertaining to Fats Domino, an obituary of whom was published in The New York Times on October 25, 2017 under the headline "Fats Domino, Early Rock ā€™nā€™ Roller With a Boogie-Woogie Piano, Is Dead at 89". Please see attached PDF copy of that obituary, which may also be found at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/25/obituaries/fats-domino-89-one-of-rock-n-rolls-first-stars-is-dead.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.

Sincerely,

Parker Higgins, FOIA The Dead

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

May 16, 2018

Parker Higgins

MuckRock News

DEPT MR 45110

411A Highland Ave

Somerville, MA 02144-2516

requests@muckrock.com

Dear Mr. Higgins,

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request
received by this office on April 19, 2018 for records in the custody of the
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Your request was
assigned case number RD 56952.

We are currently working to determine which unit within NARA is most likely
to have custody of records responsive to your request. We will reply as
soon as possible.

If you have any questions concerning this action, or to notify this office
of a change in your contact information please email
specialaccess_foia@nara.gov or telephone 301-837-3190. All communications
concerning this request should reference your case tracking number RD 56952.

Sincerely,
--
Jessie Hartman
Government Information Specialist
Special Access and FOIA Branch
National Archives at College Park
301.837.1905

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