Paul Goodman

Emily Crose filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Due Sept. 19, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Emily Crose

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to request any communications that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has regarding one Paul Goodman - American novelist, playwright, poet, literary critic, and psychotherapist. Mr. Goodman famously authored "The Politics of Being Queer" (1969) and was active in various social campaigns including socialism, anarchism, and LGBT rights.

I would like any documentation related to contemporary investigations undertaken by the FBI pursuant to Mr. Goodman, especially regarding his work in pro-socialist movements, anarchism and LGBT activism. Mr. Goodman died on August 2, 1972.

Please see attached documents for more specificity on Mr. Goodman

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.


Emily Crose

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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