FOIA 2013-02265

John Kirsch filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: John Kirsch

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of FOIA F-2013-02265, and all materials released in response to the request, which pertained to electronic correspondence between the CIA office of public affairs and certain journalists.

I am the author of a blog,, which focuses on research into the assassination of President Kennedy.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

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.


John Kirsch


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 28, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: John Kirsch

This is a reminder that the Central Intelligence Agency has a legal requirement to acknowledge my FOIA request. Unless I hear a response within the next 5 days, I will have no choice but to appeal on the grounds of constructive denial.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

The request has been rejectedby the agency.