Monday, April 12, 2010

Kennedy Family Gets Say on Senator’s FBI File

Kennedy Family Gets Say on Senator’s FBI File; Main Justice

The family of Edward M. Kennedy will get a rare chance to raise objections before the late Massachusetts senator’s secret FBI file is released to the public, The Boston Globe reported Monday.

The family’s review of 3,000 pages of Kennedy’s FBI file is intended to ensure that the release would not violate the privacy of surviving relatives, according to the Globe.

“In certain circumstances [such as] the family of victims of crimes or, as in this case . . . a public official, [the FBI] may coordinate the release of certain material with the family,’’ said Dennis Argall, an FBI spokesman. “The family of a deceased person may have a privacy interest.’’

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