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Press Release
July 20, 1995
The National Archives to Open Additional JFK Information

Washington, DC . . . On Friday, July 21, l995, the National Archives will make available to the public 16 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 for the first time in their entirety. 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 unanimously to release these documents in full. This is the first release voted on by the Board. These CIA documents relate to Lee Harvey Oswald's visit to Mexico City in the fall of 1963 and the opening of Oswald's "201 file". The original documents are at the National Archives facility at College Park, located at 8601 Adelphi Road.

One copy of these documents per organization will be available beginning at 9 A.M. on July 21, from the National Archives Public Affairs Office in Room G-6 of the downtown building, between 7th and 9th Streets, NW. Please use the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance. Copies of these documents will also be available from the Assassination Records Review Board, located at 600 E Street, NW, 2nd Floor. Contact Tom Samoluk, (202) 724-0088, ext 227.

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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