FBI Celebrity Watch - Who are they watching?

FBI Celebrity Watch - Who are they watching?

by Independent Author, December 2009

Ever wonder who the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) collects information on? You'd be surprised to learn that the FBI has hundreds of pages of information on Lucille Ball, Mickey Mantle, Pablo Picasso and other pop culture icons.

And thanks to the Privacy Act of 1974 and the amendments to the Freedom of Information act, nearly anyone can access FBI records that had previously been unavailable to ordinary citizens. In fact, many of the most popular information requests can be found online.

Want to learn more about the FBI's take on Watergate, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, Roswell, New Mexico, Bonnie and Clyde, Jackie Kennedy?

Visit the Freedom of Information Act Online Reading Room at: