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Thursday, April 20, 2006

FBI Wants Access to Jack Anderson's Papers

Claiming that classified documents are somewhere in there, the FBI has requested access to the late Jack Anderson's personal papers. The family has refused. The documents are enroute to the George Washington University and will be eventually be accessible to the public. The government says it is concerned that secret information might then also be accessible to the public, according to FBI spokesperson Bill Carter. Read more here in a CNN account and in Washington Post article. It's unclear how, or whether, the government intends to proceed.

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