Nelson Mandela (Central Intelligence Agency)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents on, about or concerning Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (born 18 July 1918 in Mvezo, Umtatu, South Africa and died December 5, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa).

Mandela's death has been reported by the Associate Press ( "JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African president says Nelson Mandela has died at age 95."

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Central Intelligence Agency

The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.