Guantanamo Bay Post 9/11 Use (Bush 43)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the George W Bush (43) Presidential Library of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2014-0075-F
Est. Completion Jan. 10, 2016
Status
Fix Required

Communications

From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All records concerning the use of Guantanamo Bay as a detention facility between 9/11/2001 and 1/20/20009.

I prefer records provided in electronic format, by email is possible and by CD if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

Sincerely,
Jason Smathers

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter concerning your FOIA request.

If I can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Lewis
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 20, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0075-F.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter concerning your FOIA request.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Lewis
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

We will begin processing this FOIA request shortly. Since this is such a
large request, we will process 50,000 pages of your request in a segment.
Once the first segment has been completed, your request will go to the back
of the queue and we will continue processing 50,000 page segments until it
is complete. Is there a particular time period of emails you'd like us to
begin with when processing your request? Please let us know where you'd
like us to begin our processing.

Sincerely,
Malisa Lewis
FOIA Coordinator

From: Jason Smathers

Please process the records in reverse chronological order. How many total pages are available?

Thank you.

Regards,
Jason Smathers

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

In order to get material to you as soon as possible, we began to process
your FOIA request when we did not hear back from you. Therefore, we will
finish our current processing segment. However, the next material
processed in response to your FOIA will include those materials that you
have prioritized.

Additionally, approximately 50,000 pages will be processed in a segment.
For electronic assets, we estimate that on average, an asset is 5 pages.
Therefore, 10,000 electronic assets will be made available to you in this
first segment. Electronically processed materials will be made available
through Online Public Access (OPA). In total, your request consists of
approximately 876,785 pages and 179,107 electronic hits as stated in our
letter from February 11, 2014.

Sincerely,

Malisa Lewis

FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 20, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0075-F.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion
date for FOIA request 2014-0075-F.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa (Lewis) Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 20, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0075-F.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion
date for FOIA request 2014-0075-F.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 20, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0075-F.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion
date for FOIA request 2014-0075-F.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 20, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0075-F.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached updated estimated completion date for your
FOIA request.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion date for
your FOIA request 2014-0075-F.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Attached is an updated estimated completion date for your FOIA request
2014-0075-F. We are still processing this request and once the initial
review of the records responsive to your request is complete, NARA must
officially notify the representatives of the incumbent and former
Presidents of its intent to release the records. When your request has been
officially notified, the notification letter with information on the
expected release date of the records will be posted online and be available
at http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Attached is an updated estimated completion date for your FOIA request
2014-0075-F. We are still processing this request and once the initial
review of the records responsive to your request is complete, NARA must
officially notify the representatives of the incumbent and former
Presidents of its intent to release the records. When your request has been
officially notified, the notification letter with information on the
expected release date of the records will be posted online and be available
at http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion date for
your FOIA request 2014-0075-F. The initial review of the records
responsive to your request is complete and NARA has officially notified the
representatives of the incumbent and former Presidents of its intent to
release the records. The representatives have 60 working days in which to
perform their executive privilege review with the possibility of one
extension of 30
working days. After the representatives review period has passed, the
Library will make the records available. For more information, please see
the Letters of Notification of Intent to Release Presidential Records (LM
2016-058 George W. Bush Presidential records) at:
http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/. The letter of notification
was sent on May 12, 2016.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion date for
your FOIA request 2014-0075-F. The initial review of the records responsive
to your request is complete and NARA has officially notified the
representatives of the incumbent and former Presidents of its intent to
release the records. The representatives have 60 working days in which to
perform their executive privilege review with the possibility of one
extension of 30
working days. After the representatives review period has passed, the
Library will make the records available. For more information, please see
the Letters of Notification of Intent to Release Presidential Records (LM
2016-058 George W. Bush Presidential records) at:
http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/. The letter of notification
was sent on May 12, 2016 and the records are scheduled to be opened on
August 8, 2016..

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached information concerning the completed processing of
the first segment of your FOIA request 2014-0075-F.

If you wish to order copies, visit our research room, or need any further
assistance, please contact our staff at 214-346-1557 or
gwbush.library@nara.gov.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

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