USS Liberty Audio Files

Joe Meadors filed this request with the National Security Agency of the United States of America.


From: Joe Meadors

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Copies of audio files of June 8-9, 1967 conversations between or among US and/or Israeli military units involved in the attack on the USS Liberty.

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.


Joe Meadors
USS Liberty Survivor
President, USS Liberty Veterans Association

From: Joe Meadors

I wanted to follow up and confirm receipt of this request.

Thank you.

From: National Security Agency

From: National Security Agency