Subseries 11.3
Martin Luther King Speaks source material files, 1965-1972
Boxes 608 - 613

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of transcripts of interviews, speeches, sermons, and other writings that were collected as source material for programs. Some of this material was aired in programs and may be duplicated in Subseries 11.2: Martin Luther King Speaks program files. Often, only portions of speeches or interviews were aired on the program, and complete transcripts of those works can be found here. Material is arranged first by event whenever possible and is otherwise arranged by author.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
608 1 Abernathy, Juanita Odessa Jones, statement, New York, New York, March 2, 1972
608 2 Abernathy, Ralph David and Angela Davis, interview, April 21, 1972
608 3 Abernathy, Ralph David and Dom Helder Câmara, statement, "The Declaration of Recife," March 5, 1970
608 4 Abernathy, Ralph David, sermon, "A Challenge to Black Christians," Progressive National Baptist Convention, Miami, Florida, June 9, 1969
608 5 Abernathy, Ralph David, sermon, "From Doubt to Certainty," West Hunter Street Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, June 15, 1969
608 6 Abernathy, Ralph David, sermon, "A Short Letter to Martin Luther King" [variant title: "A Letter to My Dearest Friend"], West Hunter Street Baptist Church, April 7, 1968
608 7 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Atlanta Press Club, Atlanta, Georgia, May 20, 1969
608 8 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Atlanta Tenants United for Fairness, Atlanta, Georgia, July 22, 1969
608 9 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Baptist Ministers Convention, Columbia, South Carolina, May 7, 1969
608 10 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Eutaw, Alabama, July 29, 1969
608 11 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, February 16, 1972
608 12 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Hungry Club Forum of the Butler Street YMCA, Atlanta, Georgia, September 23, 1969
608 13 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Hungry Club Forum of the Butler Street YMCA, Atlanta, Georgia, January 12, 1972
608 14 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Illinois State Federation of Labor, Chicago, Illinois, August 26, 1969
608 15 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Kerner Report Symposium, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1969
608 16 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, "Letter to Richard M. Nixon," Saint Joseph's College, Brooklyn, New York, April 14, 1969
608 17 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, "A Program for Radical Change," University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 31, 1969
608 18 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, "Promises and Realities," introduction, Penn State University, March 8, 1969
608 19 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, "To Preach the Gospel to the Poor," Mankato State College, Mankato, Minnesota, May 6, 1969
608 20 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Wayne State College, Detroit, Michigan, February 9, 1969
608 21 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech, Women's Assembly of the United Methodist Church, Houston, Texas, May 8, 1970
608 22 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech fragment, unidentified, undated
608 23 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech with introduction, Drug and Hospital Workers Union Local 1199 meeting, First Corinthian Baptist Church, New York, New York, June 11, 1969
608 24 Abernathy, Ralph David, speech with introduction and question and answer session, Eastern Illinois State University, Charlestown, Illinois, January 19, 1971
608 25 Abernathy, Ralph David, statement, hearings on the Democratic Party Platform, Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois, August 22, 1968
608 26 Abernathy, Ralph David, statements, May 18, 1970
608 27 Atlanta sanitation workers strike, circa September 1968
608 28 Anti-Vietnam war material, circa late 1960s
608 29 Attica prison revolt, 1971-1972
608 30 Audit sheets and notes, 1964-1972
608 31 Belafonte, Harry, speech, "Martin Luther King and W.E.B. Du Bois: A Personal Tribute," Freedomways Annual Cultural Evening, New York, New York, January 30, 1972
608 32 Berrigan, Daniel, 1970-1971
608 33 Bevel, James, speech, New York, New York, July 31, 1970
608 34 Black Manifesto, 1969-1971
608 35 Black Panther Party, 1970-1971
608 36 Bread and Peace Committee, 1970
608 37 Charleston hospital workers' strike, Andrew J. Young, sermon, "Take Up Your Bed and Walk," St. John's Island, Charleston, South Carolina, May 4, 1969
609 1 Charleston hospital workers' strike, Coretta Scott King, speech, "This Dream Will Never Die," Stoney Field Stadium, Charleston, South Carolina, May 29, 1969
609 2 Charleston hospital workers' strike, Hosea Williams, speech, with introduction by Ralph David Abernathy, mass rally, Charleston, South Carolina, May 4, 1969
609 3 Charleston hospital workers' strike, Ralph David Abernathy, speech, with introduction by Andrew J. Young, mass rally of hospital workers, Charleston, South Carolina, April 21, 1969
609 4 Charleston hospital workers' strike, speeches, rally at Fourth Street Baptist Church, Charleston, South Carolina, June 14, 1969
609 5 "Christmas in Jail," discussion with Stanley Eldridge, Ossie Davis, and Ruby Dee, New Rochelle, New York, October 20, 1970
609 6 Clergy and Laymen Concerned about Vietnam, 1966-1970
609 7 The Committee for a SANE Nuclear Policy (SANE) Eleanor Roosevelt Peace Award ceremony, New York, New York, December 14, 1969
609 8 Committee to Defend the Panther 21, Panther 21 Trial News, 1970-1971
609 9 Connections, 1971
609 10 Costello, Dolores, Fi Ortiz, Julio Carlos Castro, and Arthur Eve, discussion, New York, New York, September 25, 1971
609 11 Cotton, Dorothy, interview, undated
609 12 Daniels, George, and William Harvey, interview, New York, New York, December 30, 1970
609 13 Davis, Angela, 1971-1972
609 14 Davis, Angela, interview, Women's House of Detention, New York, New York, December 17, 1970
609 15 Davis Angela, press conference, San Jose', California, April 21, 1972
609 16 "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. John C. Bennett, Dr. Henry Steele Commager, and Rabbi Abraham Heschel Speak on the War in Vietnam," 1967
609 17 Drug and Hospital Workers Union Local 1199 Salute to Freedom award ceremony, speeches, Brooklyn, New York, March 15, 1970
609 18 Du Bois, Shirley, interview, Interchurch Center, New York, New York, February 18, 1971
609 19 Dweck, Mildred, Catherine Krouser, Robert Lefcourt, and Eric Seitz, discussion, New York, New York, May 19, 1970
609 20 "A Fabulous Decade: Montgomery to Memphis, A Woman's Viewpoint," undated
609 21 Fields, Jessie Lee, Martha Jugger, and Jim Anderson, interview, October 2, 1971
609 22 First International Black Cultural and Business Exposition, speeches, New York, New York, November 6, 1971
609 23 Ginsberg, Allen, and George Cain, discussion, New York, New York, December 9, 1970
609 24 Gregory, Dick, and George Cain, interview, New York, New York, December 4, 1970
609 25 Interview with an unidentified black Army wife, September 18, 1970
609 26 Jackson, Jesse and George Wiley, statements, Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., May 11, 1970
609 27 Jackson, Jesse, appearance on the Irv Kupcinet Show, Chicago, Illinois, September 27, 1969
609 28 Jackson, Jesse, sermon, "God Is for Real," West Hunter Street Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, January 26, 1969
609 29 Jackson, Jesse, speech, Chicago, Illinois, January 15, 1969
609 30 Jackson, Jesse, speech, Saturday morning Operation Breadbasket broadcast, Chicago, Illinois, August 9, 1969
609 31 Jackson, Jesse, speech, University of Chicago, October 15, 1969
609 32 James, Hulbert, speech, "The Problem of Power and Powerlessness in America," National Student Association convention, St. Paul, Minnesota, August 14, 1970
609 33 Junta of Militant Organizations (JOMO), 1971
610 1 Kennedy, Florynce, and Robert Lefcourt, interview, New York, New York, May 26, 1970
610 2 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis, conversation with Ralph David Abernathy, Coretta Scott King, and Andrew J. Young, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1, 1969
610 3 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis, press conference, New York, New York, October 22, 1969
610 4 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis, press conference with Andrew J. Young, Los Angeles, California, October 29, 1969
610 5 King, Coretta Scott, speech, "Another Lost Generation of Black Children: Can White Society Find Its Conscience?" American Orthopsychiatric Association luncheon, New York, New York, March 31, 1969
610 6 King, Coretta Scott, speech, memorial service for Kent State University students, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1970
610 7 King, Coretta Scott, speech, "Salute to Freedom," Local 1199 Drug and Hospital Workers Union, New York, New York, March 9, 1969
610 8 King, Coretta Scott, statement, Atlanta, Georgia, November 6, 1968
610 9 King, Martin Luther, Jr., funeral service, Ebenezer Baptist Church, April 9, 1968
610 10 King, Martin Luther, Jr., sermon, "Knock at Midnight," Canaan Baptist Church, New York City, March 24, 1968
610 11 King, Martin Luther, Jr., sermon, "The Pharisee and the Publican," Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, October 9, 1966
610 12 King, Martin Luther, Jr., sermon, "Why Ingratitude Is a Sin," June 18, 1967
610 13 King, Martin Luther, Jr., speech, "If I Had Sneezed," Chicago, Illinois, August 2, 1966
610 14 King, Martin Luther, Jr., speech, "I've Been to the Mountaintop," Memphis, Tennessee, April 3, 1968
610 15 King, Martin Luther, Jr., speech, Peace Parade and Rally, circa 1968
610 16 King, Martin Luther, Jr., speech, "The Social Activist and Social Change," Invitational Conference on Social Change and the Role of Behavioral Scientists, Atlanta, Georgia, May 4, 1966
610 17 King, Martin Luther, Jr., speech, "To Serve the Present Age," Victory Baptist Church, Los Angeles, California, June 25, 1967
610 18 King, Martin Luther, Jr., speech, "To Take Possession of Society," with introduction by Kenneth Clark, Washington, D.C., September 1, 1967
610 19 King, Martin Luther, Jr., speech fragment, unidentified, May 2, 1967
610 20 Kunstler, William, speech, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, November 11, 1969
610 21 Lane, Mark, James J. Richardson, and Annie Mae Richardson, discussion, New York, New York, April 6, 1970
610 22 Liberation News Service, 1971
610 23 Lowery, Joseph E., Easter Sunday sermon, Central Methodist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, April 11, 1971
610 24 Mass meeting of steel strikers, speeches, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Georgetown, South Carolina, December 5, 1970
610 25 Moving Toward the Dream: The Explosion of Independent Black Politics mass meeting, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, April 19, 1972
610 26 Murray, Pauli, interview, Boston, Massachusetts, November 1, 1970
610 27 My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr., conversation with Ralph David Abernathy, Coretta Scott King, and Andrew J. Young, Atlanta, Georgia, November 1, 1969
610 28 National Convention, 10th anniversary, Vivian Henderson, speech, workshop on business and economic development, Atlanta, Georgia, August 16, 1967
610 29 National Convention, 11th annual, Annual Freedom Banquet, August 15, 1968
610 30 National Convention, 11th annual, speeches, Art and Culture Night, Paradise Club, Memphis, Tennessee, August 14, 1968
610 31 National Convention, 11th annual, Hosea Williams, speech, workshop on politics, Memphis, Tennessee, August 16, 1968
610 32 National Convention, 11th annual, Jesse Jackson, speech, panel workshop on economics, Memphis, Tennessee, August 15, 1968
610 33 National Convention, 11th annual, keynote speech by Andrew Young with introduction and invocation, August 15, 1968
610 34 National Convention, 11th annual, Ralph David Abernathy, president's annual report, Memphis, Tennessee, August 15, 1968
610 35 National Convention, 11th annual, Richard G. Hatcher, speech, "The Interaction of Racism in the Black Liberation Movement" [variant title: "Racism in the Black Liberation Movement"], mass rally at Mason Temple, Memphis, Tennessee, August 16, 1968
610 36 National Convention, 12th annual, C.K. Steele, annual convention sermon, "The Master's Mission...Our Mission," with introduction by Ralph David Abernathy, Charleston, South Carolina, August 16, 1969
610 37 National Convention, 12th annual, John V. Lindsay, speech with introductions, Charleston, South Carolina, August 14, 1969
610 38 National Convention, 12th annual, Ralph David Abernathy, president's annual report with introductions, Morris Brown A.M.E. Church, Charleston, South Carolina, August 14, 1969
610 39 National Convention, 12th annual, Ralph David Abernathy, speech with introduction by Benjamin Hooks, mass meeting at Morris Brown A.M.E. Church, Charleston, South Carolina, August 15, 1969
610 40 National Convention, 12th annual, Shirley Chisolm, speech, August 14, 1969
610 41 National Convention, 12th annual, Thomas E. Kilgore, keynote speech, "From Charleston to Total Freedom," with introduction by Ralph David Abernathy, Charleston, South Carolina, August 13, 1969
611 1 National Convention, 12th annual, Vincent Harding and Andrew J. Young, speeches, Morris Brown A.M.E. Church, August 15, 1969
611 2 National Convention, 13th annual, afternoon workshop with Rhody McCoy and Dorothy Cotton, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, August 11, 1970
611 3 National Convention, 13th annual, Kenneth Gibson, speech with introduction by Jesse Jackson, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, August 13, 1970
611 4 National Convention, 13th annual, Ralph David Abernathy and Dom Helder Pessoa Câmara, interview, Atlanta, Georgia, August 8, 1970
611 5 National Convention, 13th annual, Ralph David Abernathy, president's annual address, West Hunter Street Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, August 12, 1970
611 6 National Convention, 13th annual, Ralph David Abernathy, speech, afternoon session, Atlanta, Georgia, August 12, 1970
611 7 National Convention, 14th annual, Al Hubbard, speech, Third World Workshop, New Zion Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 12, 1971
611 8 National Convention, 14th annual, Annual Assembly, speeches by Daniel Ellsberg and Coretta Scott King, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 12, 1971
611 9 National Convention, 14th annual, Charles White, annual banquet speech, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 11, 1971
611 10 National Convention, 14th annual, Willie Barrow, speech, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 12, 1971
611 11 National United Committee to Free Angela Davis rally, speeches, New York, New York, September 25, 1971
611 12 New Haven Black Panther Party trials, press conference, New York, New York, April 20, 1970
611 13 New York City Commission on Human Rights hearings on Women's Role in Contemporary American Society, testimonies, New York, New York, September 1970
611 14 Nyerere, Julius, speech, Maryknoll, New York, October 16, 1970
611 15 Operation Breadbasket, Jesse Jackson, speech, meeting, Chicago, Illinois, July 6, 1968
611 16 Operation Breadbasket, Joseph Lowery, speech, state conference, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1969
611 17 Palante, interview with Iris Morales, Richard Perez, and Mike Abramson, New York, New York, October 21, 1971
611 18 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, "Good News to the Poor," mass meeting, Charleston, West Virginia, May 25, 1968
611 19 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, sermon, "Can this Nation be Saved," New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1968
611 20 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, speech, Ebenezer Methodist Church, Washington, D.C., circa June, 1968
611 21 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, speech, emergency ministers meeting at St. Stephen Baptist Church, Washington, D.C., July 2, 1968
611 22 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, speech, interreligious legislative conference, Washington, D.C., July 9, 1968
611 23 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, speech, mass meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, June 13, 1968
611 24 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, speech, mass meetings, St. Stephen Baptist Church, Washington, D.C., July 1, 1968
611 25 Poor People's Campaign, Andrew J. Young, town hall meeting, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C., June 26, 1968
611 26 Poor People's Campaign audit sheets and notes, cassette tapes, circa May-June 1968
611 27 Poor People's Campaign audit sheets and notes, cassette tapes, circa September 1968
611 28 Poor People's Campaign audit sheets and notes, reel to reel tapes, May 1968
611 29 Poor People's Campaign audit sheets and notes, reel to reel tapes, circa June 1968
612 1 Poor People's Campaign audit sheets and notes, reel to reel tapes, circa July 1968
612 2 Poor People's Campaign, C.L. Franklin, speech, "They Wouldn't Bow," Washington, D.C., June 21, 1968
612 3 Poor People's Campaign, Coretta Scott King, speech, Welfare Mothers March, Washington, D.C., May 12, 1968
612 4 Poor People's Campaign, Hal Lenke, interviews, Resurrection City, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1968
612 5 Poor People's Campaign, James Bevel, press conference, Resurrection City, Washington, D.C., May 25, 1968
612 6 Poor People's Campaign, James Bevel, speech, circa 1968
612 7 Poor People's Campaign, James Bevel, speech, mass meeting at Vermont Avenue Baptist Church, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1968
612 8 Poor People's Campaign, James Bevel, speech, mass meeting in Resurrection City, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1968
612 9 Poor People's Campaign, James Bevel, workshop, Washington, D.C., May 26, 1968
612 10 Poor People's Campaign, Marion Wright, speech, minister's meeting afternoon session, July 9, 1968
612 11 Poor People's Campaign, meeting with Attorney General William Clark, Washington, D.C., April 29, 1968
612 12 Poor People's Campaign, meeting with Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz, Washington, D.C., April 29, 1968
612 13 Poor People's Campaign, Poor People's Embassy meeting, Airlie House, Warrenton, Virginia, circa July 13, 1968
612 14 Poor People's Campaign, rally speeches, John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, Washington, D.C., May 29, 1968
612 15 Poor People's Campaign, Ralph David Abernathy, press conference, Washington, D.C., June 7, 1968
612 16 Poor People's Campaign, Ralph David Abernathy, speech, D.C. Teachers College Baccalaureate Exercises, Washington, D.C., June 2, 1968
612 17 Poor People's Campaign, Ralph David Abernathy, speech to Congressmen, Resurrection City, Washington, D.C., June 5, 1968
612 18 Poor People's Campaign, Ralph David Abernathy, statement from jail, Washington, D.C., June 24, 1968
612 19 Poor People's Campaign, Sidney Poitier, interview, Resurrection City, Washington, D.C., May 21, 1968
612 20 Poor People's Campaign, testimony by members of the Poor People's Committee to Congress, Washington, D.C., undated
612 21 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Albany, Georgia, March 21, 1968
612 22 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Clarksdale, Mississippi, March 19, 1968
612 23 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Greenwood, Mississippi, March 19, 1968
612 24 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Grenada, Mississippi, March 19, 1968
612 25 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Laurel, Mississippi, March 19, 1968
612 26 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Macon, Georgia, March 22, 1968
612 27 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Marks, Mississippi, March 19, 1968
612 28 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr., rally speech, Waycross, Georgia, March 22, 1968
612 29 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph David Abernathy, rally speeches, Augusta, Georgia, March 22, 1968
612 30 Pre-Washington Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ralph David Abernathy, rally speeches, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, March 19, 1968
612 31 Pre-Washington Campaign, Ralph David Abernathy, rally speech, Memphis, Tennessee, May 1, 1968
612 32 Selma to Montgomery campaign, 1965
612 33 Soul rally for the Howard University Mississippi Project, speeches, Howard University, Washington, D.C., February 6, 1970
613 1 Reagon, Bernice, speech fragment, unidentified, undated
613 2 Richardson, James and Annie Mae Richardson, interview, Raiford penitentiary, April 1970
613 3 Soledad Brothers Defense Committee, 1971
613 4 Solidarity Day, C.K. Steele, prayer, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1968
613 5 Solidarity Day, speeches, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1968
613 6 Speech fragments, unidentified, 1965-1967
613 7 Staff retreat, Jack O'Dell, speech, "Politics of the Poor...Community Organization," Frogmore, South Carolina, January 8, 1969
613 8 Staff retreat, Martin Luther King, Jr., speech, Frogmore, South Carolina, November, 1967
613 9 Staff retreat, Ralph David Abernathy, speech, "The New Thrust," Frogmore, South Carolina, January 7, 1969
613 10 Staff retreat, T.Y. Rogers, speech, "Leadership with Break," Frogmore, South Carolina, January 10, 1969
613 11 Tabor, Michael Cetawayo, untitled speech, The Revolutionary People's Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1970
613 12 Tribute to Septima Poinsette Clark, speeches, Charleston, South Carolina, June 19, 1970
613 13 Viet-American Children's Program, 1972
613 14 War Against Repression, discussion with Hosea Williams, George Wiley, Al Hubbard, and David Dellinger, New York, New York, April 2, 1971
613 15 War Against Repression, discussion with Hosea Williams, Jeanette Washington, and Hulbert James, New York, New York, March 24, 1971
613 16 War Against Repression, rally speeches, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia, May 23, 1970
613 17 War Against Repression, Ralph David Abernathy, rally speech, Jackson, Mississippi, June 1, 1970
613 18 War Against Repression, Ralph David Abernathy, rally speech, Jackson, Mississippi, June 4, 1970
613 19 West Hunter Street Baptist Church, April 27, 1969
613 20 West Hunter Street Baptist Church, May 11, 1969
613 21 Williams, Hosea, interview, November 1971
613 22 Williams, Hosea, interview, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, February 16, 1969
613 23 Young, Andrew J., speech, undated
613 24 Young, Andrew J., speech, "The Anatomy of a Slum," undated
613 25 Young, Andrew J., speech, Howard University Chapel, Washington, D.C., December 8, 1968
613 26 Young, Andrew J., speech, "Personal Pilgrimage: Pilgrim Theology of Involvement," undated
613 27 Young, Andrew J., speech to Catholic Liturgical Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 27, 1969
613 28 Young, Andrew J. speech to striking students, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, February 8, 1969
613 29 Young, Andrew J., statement, "A Statement Regarding the Relationship of the First Presbyterian Church and the Blackstone Rangers," undated
613 30 Young Lords Party, press conference with Cathy Shindal, Gene Acosta, and David Perez, New York, New York, November 20, 1970
613 31 YWCA Centennial Medal Award Dinner, panel discussion, "Women's Role in Contemporary Society" [variant title: "Women's Role in the World Today"], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 29, 1969
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