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View Resource FBI Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) Electronic Reading Room

Amendments were made to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in 1975, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has handled over 300,000 requests and has released over six million pages of FBI documents, in paper format, to the public. For this site, the FBI has made a number of interesting cases available electronically. At present, over 35 files containing thousands of pages are available (.pdf...

https://www.fbi.gov/services/records-management/foipa
View Resource The "Death Squad Protection" Act

This very important new electronic briefing book from the National Security Archive (last mentioned in the January 28, 2000 Scout Report) offers analysis and background materials regarding a recently passed (July 13) measure in the FY 2001 Defense Authorization Act that -- if approved by the full Congress -- would severely reduce the amount of information released by the Defense Intelligence...

https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu//NSAEBB/NSAEBB34/index.html
View Resource Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room

If you have a few hours to spare and you're curious to know what the CIA has been interested in over the past half century or so, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Electronic Reading Room might be the site for you. Start on the homepage, where you can read about functionalities of the Reading Room and browse overviews of the FOIA, the Privacy Act, and Executive Order 13526, which clarifies the...

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https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/