Izola Ware Curry (FBI)

JPat Brown filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: JPat Brown

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the FBI's files on Izola Ware Curry, who stabbed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in 1958. Her New York Times obituary mentions correspondence with the Bureau.

A copy of her obituary is attached.

I request media status, as I am journalist whose ongoing project on FBI files - https://www.muckrock.com/project/subjects-matter-fbi-files-10/, which have received national and international attention - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3219376/Undercover-FBI-agents-spy-annual-Burning-Man-festival-light-ongoing-war-terrorism-use-test-new-intelligence-collection-technology.html

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.


JPat Brown

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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  • 04/12/2018


  • 04/18/2018