General Gordon Baker, Jr. (Sept 6, 1941-May 18, 2014)

David Goldberg filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: David Goldberg

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am requesting any and all materials pertaining to General G. Baker Jr. (AKA Al Ware, or “Big Al” Ware, who was born in Detroit, Mi on Sept 6, 1941 and passed away on May 18, 2014. Mr. Baker refused induction into the Army on Sept. 10, 1965, and was subsequently declared a security risk by draft officials (Detective Cox). Mr Baker was associated with the anti-war movement, the September 10th movement, UHURU, the Revolutionary Action Movement, and later, the Dodge Revolutionary Movement (DRUM) and the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, all located in the Detroit area.. I request access to any and all relevant files, including correspondence between your office and any local (State of Michigan police and/or between your agency and the City of Detroit or the City of Highland Park, Michigan's police departments), as well as any and all correspondence about Mr. Baker that was shared with any other federal agency, including the CIA, Army Intelligence Department, the State Department, the Department of Labor, etc. This request seeks intelligence reports; counterintelligence; news clippings; photos, phone taps; pictures, charts, maps, and/or any other relevant materials about, or which cross-reference, Mr. Baker.

Obituary: https://www.pambazuka.org/resources/general-gordon-baker-jr-pioneer-african-american-working-class-resistance

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,

David Goldberg

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