Paul Goodman

Emily Crose filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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1414579-000

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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.

Sincerely,

Emily Crose

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Respectfully,

Public Information Officer
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS) FBI-Information Management Division
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843
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There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Emily Crose

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Emily Crose

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

You're welcome. Have a great weekend.

Public Information Officer
Record/Information Dissemination Section (RIDS) FBI-Information Management Division
170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602-4843
Direct: (540) 868-4593
Fax: (540) 868-4391
Questions E-mail: foipaquestions@fbi.gov<mailto:foipaquestions@fbi.gov>

Do you have further questions about the FOI/PA process? Visit us at http://www.fbi.gov/foia

Please check the status of your request online at https://vault.fbi.gov/fdps-1/@@search-fdps Status updates are performed on a weekly basis.

Note: This is a non-emergency email address. If this is an emergency, please call 911 directly. If you need to report a tip for immediate action, please contact FBI Tips at http://tips.fbi.gov/ or reach out to your local field office.

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Emily Crose

I would like to appeal the integrity of all redactions in the returned document. Mr. Goodman died in the early 1970's, and I'd like to request a review of the withheld information. Thanks!

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