James Joseph Dresnok (Central Intelligence Agency)

Mackenzie Farkus filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Mackenzie Farkus

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All files on James Joseph Dresnok (, who also went by the first names "Jim," and "Joe," an American soldier who defected during the Korean War to go and live in North Korea.

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.


Mackenzie Farkus

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