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 NumTo NameFrom NameTitleNum PagesOriginatorRecord Series Review DateCommentsPages Released
2701157-10004-1018904/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/28/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTINCOMING # 6795MEXICO CITYGILBERTO ALVARADO1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2702157-10004-1019004/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/28/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE MEXI 7210 ?MEXICO CITYGILBERTO ALVARADO1CIACABLE03/16/2018
2703157-10004-1019304/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/28/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTFILE #8593 CITE MEXI: 7124DIRECTOR, CIAMEXICO CITYALVARADO AND DURAN2CIACABLE03/16/2018
2704157-10004-1019604/26/2018RedactSSCIA12/01/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTINCOMING # 6840 DIR # 886064MEXICO CITYDIRECTOR, CIACONFESSION OF GILBERTO ALVARADO1CIACABLE03/16/2018
2705157-10004-1020304/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/26/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE MEXI 7083ALVARADO, GILBERTO1CIACABLE03/16/2018
2706157-10004-1021104/26/2018RedactSSCIA12/03/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE MEXI 7224DIRECTOR, CIAMEXICO CITYLOPEZ TRAVEL TO MEXICO CITY1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2707157-10004-1021804/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/24/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE MEXI 7037DIRECTOR, CIAMEXICO CITYARREST OF SILVIA DURAN1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2708157-10004-1021904/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/24/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE MEXI 7053DIRECTOR, CIAMEXICO CITYOSWALD1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2709157-10004-1022704/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/23/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE MEXI 7028DIRECTOR, CIAMEXICO CITYPHONE CALL TO SOVIET EMBASSY FROM OSWALD1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2710157-10004-1022904/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/23/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE MEXI 7027DIRECTOR, CIAMEXICO CITYREQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON OSWALD1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2711157-10004-1023104/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/23/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTIN # 67219DIRECTOR, CIACONFIDENTIAL SOURCE REQUEST FOR MEETING1CIACABLE03/16/2018
2712157-10004-1024004/26/2018RedactSSCIA06/02/1965
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDIRECTOR, FBIFBI, NEW YORKVICTOR DOMINDADOR ESPINOSA HERNANDEZ4FBICABLE03/16/2018
2713157-10004-1026704/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/23/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDIRECTOR, CIAERWIN HERZOG TRAVEL TO MEXICO CITY1CIACABLE03/16/2018
2714157-10004-1028004/26/2018RedactSSCIA10/10/1957
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDIRECTOR, CIAROBERT MAHEU'S TRANSPORTATION OF PROSTITUTES2CIACABLE03/12/2018
2715157-10004-1028204/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/07/1956
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENT201-106347CHIEF, WHDOPERATIONAL - ROBERT A. MAHEU1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2716157-10004-1028704/26/2018RedactSSCIA11/22/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCITE WAVE 8049DIRECTORJMWAVEJMWAVE REPORTING ON LEE HARVEY OSWALD1CIACABLE03/12/2018
2717198-10005-1001610/26/2017In PartARMY03/28/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTSECRETARY OF DEFENSEARMY CONTACTS WITH CUBAN ACTIVIST GROUPS2ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS08/01/2015Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Fact Sheet regarding Army contacts with Cuban exile groups, including Alpha 66, prepared for the Secretary of Defense.3
2718198-10007-1002010/26/2017In PartARMY04/01/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTATTORNEY GENERALROBERT A. HURWITCHACTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO PREVENT PIN-PRICK RAIDS AGAINST CUBA4STATECALIFANO PAPERS08/18/2017Califano Papers, Box 24, Folder 10. Memo for the Attorney General from Hurwitch re: actions and recommendations to prevent pin-prick raids against Cuba.5
2719198-10007-1007610/26/2017In PartARMY12/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMRM. DAVISCLOSE-IN SURVEILLANCE OF CUBA13ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/22/2017Califano Papers. Memo enclosing documents re: close-in surveillance of Cuba.14
2720198-10007-1010110/26/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMCNAMARA TESTIMONY BEFORE THE SENATE165OSDCALIFANO PAPERS08/18/2017Califano Papers, Box 1, Folder 10. Taylor and McNamara testimony before the Senate; Edwin M. Martin's "Statement on Subversion in Latin America."166
2721198-10007-1013510/26/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCHAIRMAN, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFFCYRUS R. VANCEPROVISION OF SUITABLE RADAR EQUIPMENT FOR TEMPORARY INSTALLATION AT THE BREAKWATER ENTRANCE TO THE PORT OF COLON, PANAMA23ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS08/18/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 1. Memo from Vance to CJCS re: Radar Installation; Report entitled "Possible Further Unilateral and Bilateral Actions to Increase Pressure on Cuba (Short of Use of Force)."23
2722198-10009-1008410/26/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTNSC'S STANDING GROUPMEMORANDUM FOR THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL'S STANDING GROUP19CALIFANO PAPERS04/27/2017Califano Papers. Memo for NSC Standing Group re: threat of Cuban hemispheric subversion and an associated action plan. Attached memos concerning economic restrictions, exile problems and military training and planning.20
2723198-10004-1005312/15/2017In PartARMY03/25/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSION ACTIVITIES27ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano, Box 6, Folder 10. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter, and Elwood concerning a proposal for shared intelligence among OAS member states.
2724198-10004-1007612/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.123ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 6. Indexed collection of CIA, DOD, DOS, and NSC reports.
2725198-10004-1020712/15/2017In PartARMY01/10/1964
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. JOHN H. CRIMMINSJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.INTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF CUBAN AFFAIRS: REPORT ON THE STATUS OF ACTIONS DESIGNED TO COUNTER SUBVERSION62ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 10. Army memo from Joseph Califano to Mr. Crimmins on status of actions to counter Cuban subversion in Latin America with other related documents.
2726198-10005-1001412/15/2017In PartARMY08/02/1962
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTGEN LANSDALECOL PATCHELL4OSDCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 1. Newspaper clipping regarding Gerald Patrick Hemming and the training of anti-Castro Cubans with attached cover memos and copy of extract from dossier on Hemming.
2727198-10005-1001512/15/2017In PartARMY02/28/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSECYRUS R. VANCEUTILIZATION OF ALPHA 66 IN OPERATIONS3ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Draft Memo regarding Alpha 66 for Deputy Secretary of Defense from Cyrus Vance prepared by ACSI, but not used.
2728198-10005-1001712/15/2017In 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.
2729198-10005-1001812/15/2017In 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.
2730198-10006-1000012/15/2017In 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.
2731198-10006-1000412/15/2017In 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.
2732198-10006-1000512/15/2017In 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.
2733198-10006-1000612/15/2017In 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.
2734198-10006-1000712/15/2017In 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.
2735198-10006-1000812/15/2017In 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.
2736198-10006-1000912/15/2017In 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.
2737198-10006-1001012/15/2017In 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.
2738198-10006-1001412/15/2017In 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.
2739198-10007-1000112/15/2017In 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.
2740198-10007-1000212/15/2017In 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.
2741198-10007-1000512/15/2017In 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.
2742198-10007-1000612/15/2017In 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.
2743198-10007-1000712/15/2017In 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.
2744198-10007-1000812/15/2017In 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.
2745198-10007-1000912/15/2017In 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.
2746198-10007-1001312/15/2017In 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.
2747198-10007-1001512/15/2017In 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."
2748198-10007-1001712/15/2017In 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.
2749198-10007-1001812/15/2017In 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.
2750198-10007-1001912/15/2017In 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.

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