following is a list of FBI Files for many authors & journalists that have
been released.

Declassified Author FBI Files

Edward AbbeyAbbey,
Edward Paul
 [ 151 Pages, 11.12MB ] – Jane Addams
(1860-1935) was an internationally known social worker, activist, and Nobel
Peace Prize winner. This release concerns a treason investigation opened in
1924 involving the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom; Addams
was a founding member of the organization.

Ray BradburyBradbury, Ray –
 ] – Ray Douglas Bradbury (1920-2012) was an award-winning science
fiction author. In 1968, the FBI briefly investigated him for possible travel
to Cuba, which had been banned by U.S. law. The investigation was very
limited and was closed when the Bureau determined that Bradbury did not plan
to travel Cuba.

 Bertolt Brecht Brecht, Bertolt –
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– 1940’s internal security investigation of Bertolt Brecht, author and poet,
due to his affiliation with Soviet officials and other known communists.

Cyril Valentine BriggsBriggs,
Cyril Valentine
356 Pages, 31.7MB ] – Cyril Valentine Briggs (1888-1966) was an
African-Caribbean American writer and communist political activist. Briggs is
best remembered as founder and editor of The Crusader, a seminal New York
magazine of the New Negro Movement of the 1920s and as founder of the African
Blood Brotherhood, a small but historically important radical organization
dedicated to advancing the cause of Pan-Africanism.

courtney ryley cooperCooper,
Courtney Ryley
 FBI Release #1 
[ 2,346 Pages,
230.5MB ] (large file)

Ryley Cooper (October 31, 1886 – September 29, 1940) was an American circus
performer, publicist and writer. During his career he published over 30
books, many focusing on crime; J. Edgar Hoover considered him at one time
“the best informed man on crime in the U. S.” He was also an expert on
circuses, and was the chief publicist for Ringling Brothers, Barnum &
Bailey Circus at the time of his death.

wayne dyer

 – [
2 Pages, 0.3MB ] – Wayne Walter Dyer (May 10, 1940 – August 29,
2015) was an American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational
speaker. His first book, Your Erroneous Zones (1976), is one of the
best-selling books of all time, with an estimated 35 million copies sold to
date.  Please
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 William FaulknerFaulkner, William –
] – The FBI investigated a possible extortion violation in 1957 when
the wife of the famous author received several phone calls asking for $500
for certain information about her husband.

 Carlos FuentesFuentes,
 – [ 170 Pages, 9.33 MB ] – Carlos Fuentes
Macias (1928-2012), aka Carlos Fuentes, was a noted Mexican writer. The
material in this file concerns his proposed travel and subsequent visa issues
with the U.S. State Department between 1962 and 1983.

Unknown FBI File PhotoGordon
 – [ 474 Pages, 33.1 MB ]
– Gordon Gordon was an editor of the Tucson Citizen newspaper and a
publicist with 20th Century Fox from 1935-1942, and later served as an FBI
counter-intelligence agent during World War II for three years.

Ernest Hemmingway Hemmingway, Ernest – [ 122
Pages, 8.88 MB ] – Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was a noted American
author and journalist. This release consists of one FBI main file on
Hemingway with documents ranging from 1942 to 1974. The bulk of it concerns
Hemingway’s intelligence work on behalf of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba
between 1942 and 1944.

Norman Mailer Mailer, Norman – [ 166
Pages, 9.30 MB ] – Norman Kingsley Mailer (1923-2007)— an American
writer and director—was the author of the bestselling novel The Naked and the
Dead. This release consists of one section of an FBI domestic security
investigative file on Mailer. The file begins in 1962 and ends in 1974.


 Harry Overstreet Overstreet, Harry –
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 24.27MB |  ] [ 940 Total Pages ] – Harry Allen
Overstreet (October 25, 1875 – August 17, 1970) was an American writer and
lecturer, and a popular author on modern psychology and sociology. His 1949
book, The Mature Mind, was a substantial best-seller that sold over 500,000
copies by 1952. From 1911 to 1936, he was chair of Department of Philosophy
and Psychology at City College of New York. He lectured and worked frequently
with his second wife, Bonaro Overstreet. (Source: Ernie Lazar)

 Westbrook Pegler Pegler, Westbrook –
[ 772 Pages, 113MB ] – Francis James Westbrook Pegler (August 2, 1894 –
June 24, 1969) was an American journalist and writer. He was a popular
columnist in the 1930s and 1940s famed for his opposition to the New Deal and
labor unions. Pegler criticized every president from Herbert Hoover to FDR
(“moosejaw”) to Harry Truman (“a thin-lipped hater”) to John F. Kennedy. He
also criticized the Supreme Court, the tax system, and labor unions. In 1962,
he lost his contract with King Features Syndicate, owned by the Hearst
Corporation, after he started criticizing Hearst executives. His late writing
appeared sporadically in publications that included the John Birch Society’s
American Opinion. (Source:
Ernie Lazar)

barney rosset

 Rosset, Barney – [49
Pages, 4.2MB] – Barnet Lee “Barney” Rosset, Jr. (May 28, 1922 – February
21, 2012) was the owner of the publishing house Grove Press, and publisher
and editor-in-chief of the magazine Evergreen Review. He led a successful
legal battle to publish the uncensored version of D. H. Lawrence’s novel Lady
Chatterley’s Lover, and later was the American publisher of Henry Miller’s
controversial novel Tropic of Cancer. The right to publish and distribute
Miller’s novel in the United States was affirmed by the Supreme Court of the
United States in 1964, in a landmark ruling for free speech and the First

 William Lewis Safire Safire, William Lewis
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 ] – On April 7, 2010, the FBI released six files totaling 345
pages on William L. Safire, a Pulitzer Prize winning political columnist and
a speechwriter for President Nixon who died on September 27, 2009.Over the
course of his journalistic and political career, Mr. Safire came to the
attention of the FBI in several matters. The main files released document
four separate investigations between 1965 and 1994. Only one of these
investigations concerned a potential criminal matter involving leaks of
classified material to newspaper reporters. No evidence of improper or
illegal leaks by Safire was found by the Bureau.

Howard Zinn Zinn, Howard – [ 403
Pages, 13.3 MB ] –  Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was
an American historian, author, playwright, and social activist. He was a
political science professor at Boston University for 24 years and taught
history at Spelman College for 7 years. Zinn wrote more than 20 books,
including his best-selling and influential A People’s History of the United
States. He wrote extensively about the civil rights and anti-war movements,
and labor history of the United States. His memoir, You Can’t Be Neutral on a
Moving Train, was also the title of a 2004 documentary about Zinn’s life and