Morton Jackson CIA

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Best

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documents relating to or mentioning Morton Barrows "Tony" Jackson and his contacts and employment with the Agency, including but not limited to those mentioned in This includes previous disclosure of his employment by your Agency. His death has been widely and extensively reported.

I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have previously written featured articles on the Agency, and have a long-term contract to write the Encyclopedia of the OSS.

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.


Michael Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a copy of the requested obituary, which can also be found at

Thank you.

From: Michael Best

Please confirm receipt of the obituary which was re-sent on 11/04/2016.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A no responsive documents response.

From: Michael Best

I am appealing your determination that there is no openly acknowledged relationship. This has been repeatedly declared in Congressional testimony and in declassified CIA documents.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A copy of documents responsive to the request.