The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz Sues FBI for Files on

30 through his lawyer, Mark Zaid, where he requested that the Department of Justice disclose a copy of

Redacted FBI records that were released to the public include reports from an FBI agent who evidently

"'The Monkees' concert was using a device in the form of a screen set up behind the

' During the concert, subliminal messages were depicted on the screen which in the opinion of (name redacted),

messages on the war in Vietnam, racial riots in Selma Alabama, and similar messages which had received

His statement went on to say, "We know the mid-to-late 1960s saw the FBI surveil Hollywood anti-war

" He continued: "And the Monkees were in the thick of things spending time with musicians such as

He added that he hopes the FBI will "reveal its secret Monkees files and help the public

They later went on to release multiple albums, and numerous No

" The band broke up in 1970, two years after the television series was canceled

Members of the band included Dolenz, Davy Jones, Peter Tork, and Michael Nesmith

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