Missing Clinton Administration Documents

Kenneth Whittle filed this request with the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking #

NARA-NGC-2018-000204

Est. Completion None
Status
Withdrawn

Communications

From: Kenneth Whittle

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all information, communications, and investigations relating to the missing 2 terabyte hard drive containing electronic records from the Clinton administration, as mentioned by Deputy Associate White House Counsel Blake Roberts in an email dated April 13, 2009.

E-Mail:
https://foia.state.gov/searchapp/DOCUMENTS/Nov03_2016/F-2016-07895_1-2/DOC_0C06131710/C06131710.pdf

NARA also offered a $50,000 reward for any information leading to the recovery of these missing Clinton emails.

NARA Offers $50K Reward For Missing Clinton Records Hard Drive (NARA)
http://historycoalition.org/2009/05/30/nara-offers-50k-reward-for-missing-clinton-records-hard-drive/

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.

Sincerely,

Kenneth Whittle

From: National Archives and Records Administration

Dear Kenneth Whittle,

This email is in response to the Freedom of Information Act request you
submitted to the National Archives and Records Administration, which was
assigned the internal tracking number NGC18-112 and the FOIAonline tracking
number NARA-NGC-2018-000204.

NARA has publicly released a number of statements and documents surrounding
this missing hard drive contemporaneous to the event. Please see the
following links:

https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2009/nr09-89.html
https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2009/nr09-100.html
https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2010/nr10-41.html
https://www.archives.gov/files/congress/testimonies/information-policy-hearing-Clinton-harddrive-07-30-2009.pdf
https://www.archives.gov/files/press/press-releases/2010/pdf/nara-breach-notification-faq-2010-01-12.pdf
https://www.archives.gov/files/news/clinton-hard-drive-faq-2009-7-15.pdf

Additional documents may be located by searching the National Archives
website. Please see the following search as an example:

https://search.archives.gov/search?query=clinton+hard+drive&submit=&utf8=&affiliate=national-archives

Please let us know if these links satisfy your request for information. If
not, and there is something else you are inquiring about that is not
covered in these releases and documents, we can then discuss how to better
coordinate a search and appropriately process your FOIA request.

Sincerely,

Matthew Heichelbech
Government Information Specialist Detailee
National Archives and Records Administration
Office of the General Council, Archives II
301-837-1934
matthew.heichelbech@nara.gov

From: National Archives and Records Administration

*SECOND ATTEMPT*

Dear Kenneth Whittle,

Please see the below email in reference to your FOIA request submitted to
the National Archives and Records Administration, assigned the internal
tracking number NGC18-112 and the FOIAonline tracking number
NARA-NGC-2018-000204.

We are seeking more information from you about this request so that we can
discuss how to better coordinate a search and appropriately process your
FOIA request. Please review the included communications relevant to your
request. If you do not respond within 60 days of our initial attempt to
reach you (January 5, 2018), your request will be closed.

Sincerely,

Matthew Heichelbech
Government Information Specialist Detailee
National Archives and Records Administration
Office of the General Council, Archives II
301-837-1934 <(301)%20837-1934>
matthew.heichelbech@nara.gov

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Matthew Heichelbech <matthew.heichelbech@nara.gov>
Date: Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 10:49 AM
Subject: NGC18-112 (FOIAonline NARA-NGC-2018-000204) Clinton Hard Drive
FOIA Request
To: requests@muckrock.com

Dear Kenneth Whittle,

This email is in response to the Freedom of Information Act request you
submitted to the National Archives and Records Administration, which was
assigned the internal tracking number NGC18-112 and the FOIAonline tracking
number NARA-NGC-2018-000204.

NARA has publicly released a number of statements and documents surrounding
this missing hard drive contemporaneous to the event. Please see the
following links:

https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2009/nr09-89.html
https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2009/nr09-100.html
https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2010/nr10-41.html
https://www.archives.gov/files/congress/testimonies/informat
ion-policy-hearing-Clinton-harddrive-07-30-2009.pdf
https://www.archives.gov/files/press/press-releases/2010/
pdf/nara-breach-notification-faq-2010-01-12.pdf
https://www.archives.gov/files/news/clinton-hard-drive-faq-2009-7-15.pdf

Additional documents may be located by searching the National Archives
website. Please see the following search as an example:

https://search.archives.gov/search?query=clinton+hard+drive&
submit=&utf8=&affiliate=national-archives

Please let us know if these links satisfy your request for information. If
not, and there is something else you are inquiring about that is not
covered in these releases and documents, we can then discuss how to better
coordinate a search and appropriately process your FOIA request.

Sincerely,

Matthew Heichelbech
Government Information Specialist Detailee
National Archives and Records Administration
Office of the General Council, Archives II
301-837-1934 <(301)%20837-1934>
matthew.heichelbech@nara.gov

From: Kenneth Whittle

Thank you for reaching back out to me, I appreciate your time. I wanted to let you know that you can withdraw the FOIA request related to the Missing Clinton files, which I had filed on 1/04/2018.

Thank you for your cooperation, and God Bless!

Sincerely,

Kenneth Whittle

From: National Archives and Records Administration

NARA-NGC-2018-000204 has been processed with the following final disposition: Other.
NGC18-112
Dear Mr. Wittle,
This is in repsonse to your FOIA request which was assigned the internal tracking number NGC18-112 and the FOIAonline tracking number NARA-NGC-2018-000204.
After sending an email on January 5, 2018 providing links to a number of statements and documents surrounding the missing hard drive contemporaneous to the event, we asked for a response letting us know if the inforamtion statisfied your request.  After the 2nd notice, sent February 5, 2018, we gave you 60 days from January 5, 2018 to repsond or we would admnistratively close the case.  Since we have not heard from you, we are now closing your case. Sincerley,
Jodi Foor
Freedom of Inforamtion Act Officer
National Archives and Records Admnitration
Office of General Council
301-837-2099
Jodi.Foor@nara.gov (mailto:Jodi.Foor@nara.gov)

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