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Government still withholding thousands of documents on JFK assassination

Among the files that have been made public are this series of photographs that show four sides of a bullet, found at Parkland Hospital, where President Kennedy was taken after he was shot. Researchers wonder what might be hidden among the many files that are still unreleased.
Among the files that have been made public are this series of photographs that show four sides of a bullet, found at Parkland Hospital, where President Kennedy was taken after he was shot. Researchers wonder what might be hidden among the many files that are still unreleased.Warren Commission Via Associated Press

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WASHINGTON — There were the Pentagon’s top-secret reviews of Lee Harvey Oswald — before and after the assassination. The files about the CIA operative who surveilled the alleged assassin and whose knowledge was purposely hidden from congressional investigators. The sworn testimony of dozens of intelligence officials and organized crime figures dating back nearly four decades. And the government personnel files of multiple figures officially designated as relevant to the investigation.

The documents are just some of the collections that the law stipulates are relevant but government archivists acknowledge have not been released to the public a half a century after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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