JFK Assassination Records

JFK Assassination Records - 2018 Additional Documents Release

The National Archives is releasing documents previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act.  The vast majority of the Collection (88%) has been open in full and released to the public since the late 1990s. The records at issue are documents previously identified as assassination records, but withheld in full or withheld in part. Learn more

These releases include FBI, CIA, and other agency documents (both formerly withheld in part and formerly withheld in full) identified by the Assassination Records Review Board as assassination records. The releases to date are as follows:

* Note: There are instances where multiple record identification numbers are associated with the same pdf. This is due to the fact that the files were scanned in batches.

Accessing the Release Files

The table below displays metadata about all the released documents. You can also download the spreadsheet as an Excel file (4.7MB).

To view or download a specific document, follow the link in the "Doc Date" column. The files are sorted by NARA Release Date, with the most recent files appearing first. The previous withholding status (i.e., formerly withheld in part or formerly withheld in full) is identified in the “Formerly Withheld Status” column.

JFK Table
Row NumRecord NumNARA Release DateFormerly WithheldAgencyDoc DateDoc TypeFile Num To NameFrom NameTitleNum PagesOriginatorRecord SeriesReview DateCommentsPages Released
52851198-10005-1001712/15/2017In PartARMY04/10/1962
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT6CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Draft copy of Cuba Project Progress Report, 4-11 April 1962, regarding clandestine resistance groups in Cuba.
52852198-10005-1001812/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENT123MULTIPLECALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 30. Assorted documents related to Cuban material support of Communist subversives in Latin America.
52853198-10006-1000012/15/2017In PartARMY12/09/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDCIFITZGERALD/COOPERCONSIDERATIONS FOR US POLICY TOWARDS CUBA AND LATIN AMERICA13CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 1. Memo for DCI regarding U.S. policy toward Cuba.
52854198-10006-1000412/15/2017In PartARMY02/15/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS10JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. JCS study on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
52855198-10006-1000512/15/2017In PartARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS (FIRST WORKING DRAFT)21JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Draft of JCS study on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
52856198-10006-1000612/15/2017In PartARMY03/13/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJCSCALIFANO, JOSEPHINTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF CUBAN AFFAIRS: MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA13ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Memo transmitting the Krulak Committee's paper on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
52857198-10006-1000712/15/2017In PartARMY03/12/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTKRULAK, V.H.FIRST DRAFT: CUBA - MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS12JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Draft of Krulak Committee paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
52858198-10006-1000812/15/2017In PartARMY03/14/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCOORD. CTE. ON CUBAN AFFAIRSKRULAK, V.H.THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS12JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Memo transmitting the Krulak Committee's paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
52859198-10006-1000912/15/2017In PartARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS10JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Krulak Committee's paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
52860198-10006-1001012/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE AMONG OAS COUNTRIES7CALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper of unknown origin on the possibility of sharing intelligence among OAS members to combat Cuban subversion.
52861198-10006-1001412/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCIA INTELLIGENCE ANNEX5CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 6. Intelligence report outlining travel to and the movement of propaganda from Cuba.
52862198-10007-1000112/15/2017In PartARMY03/13/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTSERVICE, OSD, JOINT STAFFV.H. KRULAKCUBA, THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES - FIRST DRAFT14JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. First draft of paper on the exchange of intelligence concerning communist subversive activities.
52863198-10007-1000212/15/2017In PartARMY02/14/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTGENERAL KRULAKJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.CUBA AS A BASE FOR SUBVERSION139ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 1. Transmittal of report entitled "Cuba as a Base for Subversion" from Califano to Krulak.
52864198-10007-1000512/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES7CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
52865198-10007-1000612/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities. Similar to 198-10007-10005 with marginalia.
52866198-10007-1000712/15/2017In PartARMY03/22/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCOMMITTEE MEMBERSV.H. KRULAKCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES8JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Memo to members of the JCS Sub-Committee on Cuban Subversion transmitting revised paper on the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
52867198-10007-1000812/15/2017In PartARMY02/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. CALIFANOWILLIAM A. TIDWELLALLEGED CUBAN ARMS SHIPMENTS TO VENEZUELA VIA BRITISH GUIANA3CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 8. Transmittal of report from Tidwell to Califano re: Cuban arms shipments into British Guiana.
52868198-10007-1000912/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Draft paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
52869198-10007-1001312/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCONTROL OF TRAVEL TO AND FROM CUBA17CALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 6. Draft report concerning control of access to and surveillance of Cuba.
52870198-10007-1001512/15/2017In PartARMY03/15/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.E.R. ZUMWALTICCCA: EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES13OASDCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Memo for Califano from Zumwalt re: second working draft of "Cuba: The Exchange of Intelligence Concerning Communist Subversive Activities."
52871198-10007-1001712/15/2017In PartARMY04/17/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: FIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION10ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 18. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter and Elwood re: the First Progress Report of the Subcommittee on Cuban Subversion.
52872198-10007-1001812/15/2017In PartARMY03/30/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAV.H.KRULAKFIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION9JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 18. Memo from Krulak to the ICCCA re: the First Progress Report of the Subcommittee on Cuban Subversion.
52873198-10007-1001912/15/2017In PartARMY05/14/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAV.H.KRULAKOVERVIEW PAPER ON CASTRO-COMMUNIST SUBVERSION13JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 17. Memo from Krulak to the ICCCA re: Overview Paper on Castro-Communist Subversion.
52874198-10007-1002112/15/2017In PartARMY09/30/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMEMBER OF THE SUBCOMMITTEECHMN, SUBCMMT ON CUBAN SUBVERSIONREPORT FOR JULY-AUGUST ON ACTIONS TAKEN TO COMBAT CASTRO-COMMUNIST SUBVERSION23ICCCACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 26. Memo from Chairman, Subcommittee on Cuban Subversion to the members of the Committee re: Report for July-August on Actions Taken to Combat Castro-Communist Subversion.
52875198-10007-1002212/15/2017In PartARMY07/18/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: REPORT ON STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTIONS DESIGNED TO COUNTER SUBVERSION17ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 26. Memo from Califano to ICCCA re: the Report on the Status of Implementation of Actions Designed to Counter Subversion. Also appears in Califano Box 6, Folder 11.
52876198-10007-1002312/15/2017In PartARMY05/09/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. VANCEJAMES K. PATCHELLSECOND PROGRESS REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE17ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 19. Memo from Patchell to Vance re: the Second Progress Report of the Sub-committee on Cuban Subversion.
52877198-10007-1002412/15/2017In PartARMY05/07/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: SECOND PROGRESS REPORT OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION17ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 19. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter and Elwood re: the Second Progress Report of the Sub-committee on Cuban Subversion.
52878198-10007-1002712/15/2017In PartARMY02/26/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. CALIFANOJAMES K. PATCHELLREFUGEE HANDLING24ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 13. Memo from Patchell to Califano re: handling of Cuban refugees.
52879198-10007-1002812/15/2017In PartARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. VANCECUBA: THE MOVEMENT OF SUBVERSIVES AND SUBVERSIVE TRAINEES19JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Report entitled, "Cuba: the Movement of Subversives and Subversive Trainees.
52880198-10007-1002912/15/2017In PartARMY06/25/1953
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTC. TRACY BARNESREPORT ON THE COLD WAR USE OF RADIO BROADCASTING BY CIA15CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 1, Folder 2. Memo from Barnes re: Report on the Cold War Use of Radio Broadcasting by CIA.
52881198-10007-1004912/15/20179ARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJOSEPH CALIFANOSUBCOMMITTEE ON CASTRO-COMMUNIST SUBVERSION84ICCCACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 13. Collection of papers produced by the Subcommittee on Castro-Communist Subversion.
52882198-10007-1009812/15/2017In PartARMY03/07/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCYRUS VANCEV.H. KRULAKCUBA28JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 12. Memo from Krulak to Vance enclosingthe Second Working Draft of "Cuba: The Movement of Subversives and Subversive Trainees."
52883198-10007-1014712/15/20179ARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE MOVEMENT OF SUBVERSIVES AND SUBVERSIVE TRAINEES20ICCCACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 12. Report entitled "Cuba: The Movement of Subversives and Subversive Trainees."
52884198-10007-1016912/15/2017In PartARMY09/13/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTALGER, CARPENTERJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.COVER STORY FOR THE EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE COVERT TRAINING FACILITY3ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 11. Memo from Califano to Alger and Carpenter re: Cover Story for the Eglin AFB Covert Training Facility.
52885198-10007-1017112/15/2017In PartARMY09/13/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTALGER, CARPENTERJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.COVER STORY FOR THE EGLIN AFB COVERT TRAINING FACILITY3ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 11. Duplicate of memo, RIF 198-10007-10169.
52886198-10008-1011912/15/2017In PartARMY10/14/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCAPT. ZUMWALT ET ALJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: ACTIONS TAKEN DURING JULY-AUGUST 1963 IN CURBING CUBAN SUBVERSION20ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 25. Memo No. 71 from Joseph Califano with attached report of Subcommittee on Subversion.
52887198-10009-1008612/15/2017In PartARMY05/07/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDIRECTOR, JOINT STAFFHAROLD K. JOHNSONMEMORANDUM FOR DIRECTOR, JOINT STAFF16JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers. Memo from Johnson to Director, Joint Staff re: attached ICCCA memo and paper concerning and action plan for Cuban subversion including impeding the movement of subversives and subversive trainees.
52888198-10009-1008712/15/2017In PartARMY04/17/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: FIRST PROGRESS REPORT, SUBCOMMITTEE ON CUBAN SUBVERSION12ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 11. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter, Elwood re: attached Sub-Committee on Cuban Subversion first progress report which discusses progress in impeding tra
52889198-10009-1009812/15/2017In PartARMY11/26/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMULTIPLEJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: REPORT ON STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF ACTIONS DESIGNED TO COUNTER SUBVERSION19ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 2, Folder 25. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Sloan, Alger, Wendt, Carpenter, Quilter re: attached paper concerning status of implementation of actions designed to counter Cuban subversion.
52890198-10009-1009912/15/2017In PartARMY02/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENT153MULTIPLECALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 1, Folder 9. Multiple papers re: classified/secret Congressional testimony concerning Cuban subversion in Latin America, Cuban military buildup, Soviet military weapons in Cuba, etc.
52891202-10002-1012112/15/2017In PartJCS08/18/1966
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCHAIRMAN, JCSGEN. GOODPASTERMILITARY PERSONNEL DETAILED TO THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY14JCSWHEELER PAPERS11/30/2017Wheeler Papers, Box 14. Memorandum for CJCS regarding numbers of military personnel on detail to the CIA and DOD policy letter governing assignment of military personnel to CIA.
52892202-10002-1012412/15/2017In PartJCS06/26/1965
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMULTIPLE RECIPIENTSCYRUS R. VANCECUBAN AFFAIRS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE27OSDJCS CENTRAL FILES11/30/2017JCS Central File, Box 3, 4 of 15. Memo from Vance to SecArm, SecNav, SecAir, CJCS, and ASD(ISA) re: Cuban Affairs in the Dept. of Defense. ICCCA report on Possible Retaliatory Actions by the Castro Government.
52893157-10002-1005612/15/2017In PartSSCIA06/10/1961
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTTHE PRESIDENTSCHLESINGER, ARTHURCIA REORGANIZATION15CIAMEMORANDUM11/30/2017Box 244-7Exhibit 5 to Richard Goodwin testimonyon 7/18/75
52894124-10074-1013812/15/2017In PartFBI
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52895124-10224-1000312/15/2017In PartFBI
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52896124-10224-1000412/15/2017In PartFBI
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52897124-10201-1003912/15/2017In PartFBI
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52898124-10204-1000012/15/2017In PartFBI
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52899124-10226-1047312/15/2017In PartFBI
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52900124-10222-1048212/15/2017In PartFBI
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