Nearly two decades after the Oklahoma City bombing, a Utah attorney who is fighting to obtain FBI records related to the attack will have his day in court.
On Monday, a three-day trial is scheduled to begin in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City on a lawsuit by lawyer Jesse Trentadue. He filed a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) seeking documents and videotapes from the bombing investigation including one tape he believes shows two men exiting a Ryder truck parked in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and the detonation of explosives in the vehicle.
The suit claims the FBI failed to conduct a search reasonably calculated to locate all records in the agencys possession. Trentadue is asking for an order allowing him to search for videotapes and documents at FBI locations, including field offices in Oklahoma City and Los Angeles, and requiring the agency to produce the records he requested.
The FBI counters it has satisfied its obligation to search for the records and points out the agency has released 200 pages of documents and 30 tapes to Trentadue. The FBI also says if the trial judge does conclude its searches were inadequate, he should order the agency to conduct one or more additional searches rather than let Trentadue do it.
IMO, out of all the conspiracies in the last 2 years, this is the one most likely to have been a cover-up, along with TWA Flight 800.
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