Grant Cameron was recently notified of one of his FOIA requests at the Clinton Presidential Library for records pertaining to the late astronomer, astrophysicist, and cosmologist, Carl Sagan.
Here follows an exerpt from the letter...
This letter is in further response to your request dated September 5, 2006 for release of information from the William J. Clinton Library for Clinton Presidential records under the Presidential Records Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. §§ 2201-2207) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. § 552). We have completed processing, according to the provisions of the PRA and FOIA, the approximately 575 pages of Clinton Presidential records responsive to your FOIA request on records related to Carl Sagan. Please keep in mind that the page total is an estimate and that all pages processed might not be applicable to your specific topic.Of these 575 pages of Clinton Presidential records, 68 pages have been restricted in whole or part in compliance with the restrictions of the PRA and that specify what material can be released to the public. A list of applicable PRA restrictions, FOIA exemption categories, and a copy of the finding aid that describes the processed material is attached. Further, the number of pages restricted from access, in whole or in part, is listed along with the restriction categories below. Some pages may be restricted under more than one category.
Grant will be visiting the Clinton Library in September to review the files. So, stay tuned...
"Isn’t it strange that Allan Sandler, my partner and I met with that guy at Disney. We had a conversation with him, but again what he told us about his experience it seemed like he didn’t really know very much. So, I don’t know. I don’t know what to say." Documentary film producer and writer Robert Emenegger, who was approached by the Pentagon to produce an officially sanctioned UFO documentary during the first Nixon administration.
Ward Kimball, one of the original Disney animators, referred to by Walt Disney as one of the trusted "Nine Old Men," (supreme court of animation) died in Arcadia California on July 8. He was 88.
Four of Disney's Wise Old Men - Marc Davis, Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnson, Ward Kimball.
Kimball was famous for his animated creation of the characters Jiminy Cricket, The Cheshire Cat, The March Hare, The Mad Hatter, and for redesigning Mickey Mouse in 1938. He joined the Disney Studios in 1934, and rose up in the ranks to become a directing animator on such classics as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "Pinocchio," "Fantasia" and "Peter Pan." He directed Disney Oscar-winning shorts "Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom" in 1953 and "It's Tough To Be a Bird" in 1969.