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Press Release
September 19, 1995
The National Archives to Open Additional JFK Information

College Park, MD. . . On Wednesday, September 20, l995, the National Archives will make available to the public 39 CIA documents relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in accordance with the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of l992.

While these documents, in redacted form, are already part of the Collection, they will now be available either in their entirety or with fewer redactions. The JFK Review Board has authority to recommend release of materials relating to the assassination of President Kennedy that have been previously withheld by Federal agencies. The Board voted recently to release these documents in full or in part. These CIA documents relate to Lee Harvey Oswald's visit to Mexico City in the fall of 1963.

The original documents are at the National Archives facility at College Park, located at 8601 Adelphi Road. These documents will be available for research beginning at 9 A.M. on September 20, at the Textual Research Room at the College Park facility. Research Room hours are Monday and Wednesday 8:45 A.M. - 5 P.M.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:45 A.M. - 9 P.M.; Saturday 8:45 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.

DIRECTIONS: Archives II is located at 8601 Adelphi Road.

BY CAR the facility is approximately 40 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. Take North Capitol Street north, turn right onto Michigan Avenue, (Michigan Avenue becomes Queens Chapel Road in Maryland,) continue to East West Highway, turn left on Adelphi Road and follow it to the Archives II entrance on the right. Parking is available.

BY SHUTTLE from the National Archives in Washington, DC, board the bus on 7th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues. The shuttle leaves on the hour, from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M., returning to the downtown building from Archives II on the hour. Researchers may use the shuttle on a space available basis with National Archives staff members receiving priority boarding.

For additional PRESS information, please contact the National Archives Public Affairs staff at (202) 501-5525 or by e-mail at public.affairs@nara.gov. Visit the National Archives Home Page on the World Wide Web at http://www.archives.gov/.

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