While Abzug fought to preserve records of Agency wrongdoing, the Agency rushed to destroy what it could.
The results of the Agency’s ambitious project to track all the information its made public will soon become a valuable tool for government transparency.
Is the Agency improperly withholding information to avoid embarrassment, or is it hiding methods still in use?
As connections in the case grew deeper and more wide-reaching, newly released evidence hints that the Bureau sabotaged its own investigation.
Personal friend of Reagan Jack Webb wanted to “emphasizing the patriotic role” and the “high moral standards” of the Agency.
35 years later, file reveals dropped leads and confirmed allegations in “the scandal that wouldn’t die”
Despite repeatedly disobeying direct orders, Agency still claimed that it had “responded remarkably well” to the investigation.
Emails show the Agency alleged that their FOIA portal had been the victim of a still classified attack that never happened.
Newly released records shows Bureau lied to Congress about the case, and may have interfered in their own investigation.