Howard Zinn (Central Intelligence Agency)

Chris Caesar filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2014-00947
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From: Chris Caesar

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any documents related to Boston University historian Howard Zinn. His death was widely reported in the media: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Zinn#Death

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Chris Caesar

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: Chris Caesar

Hello Ms. Meeks,

Thank you for your letter dated March 19 seeking further clarifying details for FOIA request #F-2014-00947. Please find the information requested below.

Should you require any further details, please don't hesitate to reach out via the contact information below.

Date of Birth: Aug. 24, 1922
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Date of Death: Jan. 27, 2010
Place of Death: Santa Monica, CA (Heart attack)
Evidence of Death: Howard Zinn was a well-known historian at Boston University, who wrote a best-selling book "A People's History of the United States." His death in Santa Monica was widely reported in the media, e.g.:

1. https://www.google.com/search?q=howard+zinn+death&oq=howard+zinn+death&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60j0l4.1583j0j4&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&es_sm=119&ie=UTF-8
2. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/29/us/29zinn.html
3. http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/01/27/howard.zinn/

I also hereby agree to pay fees associated with this search, but request the agency inform me via email or regular mail should the estimated fees exceed $25.

Thank you and let me know if I can provide anything else.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

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I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

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 March 3, 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 #F-2014-00947.

Thank you for your help.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

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