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September 25, 1997 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
Under pressure from a Los Angeles federal judge, the FBI has grudgingly surrendered most of its remaining secret files on Nixon-era surveillance of former Beatle John Lennon, bringing a 16-year legal battle close to conclusion. The agency this week turned over about 40 pages of documents on its investigation of Lennon to UC Irvine professor Jonathan M. Wiener, author of a 1984 book on the late rock star.
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September 25, 1997 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
Under pressure from a Los Angeles federal judge, the FBI has grudgingly surrendered most of its remaining secret files on Nixon-era surveillance of former Beatle John Lennon, bringing a 16-year legal battle close to conclusion. The agency this week turned over about 40 pages of documents on its investigation of Lennon to UC Irvine professor Jonathan M. Wiener, author of a 1984 book on the late rock star.
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September 30, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
A federal judge ordered the FBI on Tuesday to release the last 10 pages of its secret files on former Beatle John Lennon to a UC Irvine professor. Jonathan M. Wiener, who wrote a 1984 book on the late rock star, has waged a 21-year legal battle to get the files under the Freedom of Information Act. So far, he has received 248 pages of documents. U.S.
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December 5, 1989 | From Times Staff and wire service reports
Nearly nine years after John Lennon's death, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California will ask a federal panel today to force the FBI to release information contained in its files on the former Beatle. ACLU attorneys will have 30 minutes to argue before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that the FBI should be ordered to turn over its files on the singer who was shot to death Dec. 8, 1980, outside his New York City apartment.
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