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The contents of the reference file are posted here.
It is described as follows:
This document contains references to Senator Stevens derived from nearly 100 FBI files. In most of these references, there is only a slight mention to Senator Stevens. This file includes:
Complaints received by the FBI Anchorage Field Office alleging instances of Stevens being involved in corruption or other illegal activities; Interviews of citizens who mention they voted for or supported Stevens and others who contributed to his campaigns; Mentions of Stevens' relationship with business leaders in the Alaska area and discussions of him using certain businesses or accepting free services; Letters back and forth between Stevens and FBI Directors and other executives, the U.S. attorney general, and the Anchorage special agents in charge discussing legislation, constituent concerns, crime reporting, and news articles of interest; Letters of complaint from the public and political organizations regarding alleged corruption, which tie in other Alaskan political figures; References from the 1950s when Stevens was the U.S. Attorney (involving his appointment to the position and participation in U.S. Attorney conferences); and
Correspondence between Hoover and other FBI executives regarding Stevens' relationship with the FBI and the Anchorage Field Office as a U.S. Attorney.
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