Last Surviving Monkees Member Sues FBI for Records on the Band

The last surviving member of 1960s music group The Monkees is suing the FBI to obtain records the bureau maintained on the band over their political messaging.

Singer Micky Dolenz previously submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to “obtain any records” from the FBI on the band, according to The Hill. Dolenz’s attorney, Mark Zaid, said the bureau failed to respond to the request within the required 20-day period. The musician ultimately resorted to a lawsuit in which he claimed to have “exhausted all necessary required administrative remedies” to acquire the records.

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