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JFK Documents - Central Intelligence Agency

Withheld-in-Full CIA Documents Released in 2017

Formerly withheld-in-full CIA records released in 2017 as stipulated by the 1992 JFK Records Act.

Russ Holmes Work File

An extensive collection of CIA documents on the JFK assassination, maintained by CounterIntelligence historian Russell B. Holmes, and declassified in the late 1990s.

HSCA Segregated CIA Collection

CIA documents made available to the House Select Committee on Assassinations, and then "segregated" to preserve a record of what the HSCA was given access to. Released in the 1990s.

HSCA Segregated CIA Collection (microfilm)

A second set of documents made available to the HSCA; these were microfilmed and then returned to CIA files instead of sequestered. Derived from the microfilm, these documents were released in the 1990s.

Oswald 201 File

Includes the Agency's pre-assassination file on Lee Harvey Oswald, then greatly expanded into the CIA's post-assassination file on Oswald and the JFK assassination in general.

LA Division Work File

In the wake of revelations of CIA plots to assassinate Fidel Castro, the Latin American Division was charged in the late 1970s to investigate the "retaliation" hypothesis and related matters. These files were declassified in the late 1990s.

CIA DD/P Files

These files come from the CIA's Deputy Director for Plans (Operations), the covert branch of the Agency. In 1963, this office has held by Richard Helms, who later went on to become CIA director.

CIA Office of Security

This small set of files comes from the CIA's Office of Security, which played a role in plots to assassinate Fidel Castro.

Miscellaneous CIA Series

This collection includes files from various offices in the CIA which were declassified in the 1990s.

Special CIA Reports and Documents

Special CIA reports including the 1967 IG Report on plots to assassinate Castro, Bay of Pigs evaluations, and the so-called "family jewels" documents.

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