|Submitted||Nov. 10, 2016|
To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
Any and all files and materials regarding or referencing Leonard Cohen, a musician and activist, who passed away on November 10, 2016.
Please include all potentially responsive materials, including but not limited to all communications, reports, inquiries, investigations, photographs, audio files, video files, memos, directives, etc. Please include all materials found in other subject files and all materials associated with any potentially-related names, including but not limited to any other known aliases. Please consult the Central Records System and records, the Electronic Surveillance (ELSUR) Data Management System and records, and all available cross-reference indices, databases, and records, in addition to any other locations containing potentially-responsive materials.
[For reference: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/11/obituaries/leonard-cohen-dies.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0]
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.
Dear Beryl Lipton,
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An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.
A no responsive documents response.