FBI Files on Hedy Epstein

Waqas Mirza filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking # 1351681-000
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From: Waqas Mirza

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of any files the FBI has on activist Hedy Epstein, born August 15, 1924 and died May 26, 2016. She was a founding member of St. Louis Instead of War Coalition, founder of the St. Louis chapter of Women in Black, and co-founder of the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee and the St. Louis chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace.

An obituary is available at Mondoweiss: http://mondoweiss.net/2016/05/holocaust-survivor-activist/.

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,

Waqas Mirza

From: Sobonya, David P. (RMD) (FBI)

Dear Waqas Mirza,

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Thank you,

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Public Information Officer/GIS
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS)
FBI-Records Management Division
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A copy of documents responsive to the request.

  • 1351681-0 -- - Section 1 Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - serial 2 - Section 1 Serial 2 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - 52 EP 46, 47 - Section 2 Serial COVER SHEETMediaPages.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - 11 - Section 1 Serial 11 COVER SHEETMediaPag.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - serial 1 - Section 1 Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - 7 - Section 1 Serial 7 COVER SHEETMediaPage (2).PDF

  • 1351681-0 -- serial 1 - Section 1 Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - serials 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 - Section 1 Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 serial 1 - Section 1 Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - - Section 1 Serial 2 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - 1 - Section 1 Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - serials 6, 11 - Section 1 Serial 6 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - serial 2 - Section 1 Serial 2 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - serial 1 - Section 1 Serial 1 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - 7 - Section 1 Serial 7 COVER SHEETMediaPage (1).PDF

  • 1351681-0 - Section 1 Serial 4 COVER SHEETMediaPage.PDF

  • 1351681-0 - Preprocessed CD No Charge - Release - 2852846.pdf

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