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NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as NPR) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization that serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States.

NPR produces and distributes news and cultural programming. Individual public radio stations are not required to broadcast all NPR programs that are produced. Most public radio stations broadcast a mixture of NPR programs, content from rival providers American Public Media , Public Radio International , Public Radio Exchange and WNYC Studios and locally produced programs. NPR's flagships are two drive time news broadcasts, _ Morning Edition _ and the afternoon _All Things Considered _; both are carried by most NPR member stations, and are two of the most popular radio programs in the country.

NPR manages the Public Radio Satellite System , which distributes NPR programs and other programming from independent producers and networks such as American Public Media and Public Radio International. Its content is also available on-demand via the web, mobile, and podcasts.


* 1 Name

* 2 History

* 2.1 1970s * 2.2 1980s * 2.3 1990s * 2.4 2000s * 2.5 2010s

* 3 Governance

* 4 Funding

* 4.1 Underwriting spots vs. commercials

* 5 Audience

* 6 Digital media

* 6.1 NPR One

* 7 Programming

* 7.1 Programs produced by NPR

* 7.1.1 News and public affairs programs * 7.1.2 Storytelling and cultural programming * 7.1.3 Music programming

* 7.2 Programs distributed by NPR

* 7.2.1 News and public affairs * 7.2.2 Storytelling and cultural programming * 7.2.3 Music programming

* 7.3 Public radio programs not affiliated with NPR

* 8 Controversies

* 8.1 Allegations of ideological bias * 8.2 Euphemisms * 8.3 _Live from Death Row_ commentaries * 8.4 Juan Williams comments * 8.5 Ronald Schiller comments * 8.6 July 4th Tweets of the Declaration of Independence

* 9 See also * 10 References * 11 Books * 12 Further reading * 13 External links


The organization's legal name is _National Public Radio_ and its trademarked brand is _NPR_; it is known by both names. In June 2010, the organization announced that it was "making a conscious effort to consistently refer to ourselves as NPR on-air and online" because NPR is the common name for the organization and the tag line "This ... is NPR" has been used by its radio hosts for many years. However, _National Public Radio_ remains the legal name of the group, as it has been for more than 45 years.



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National Public Radio replaced the National Educational Radio Network on February 26, 1970, following Congressional passage of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 . This act was signed into law by 36th President Lyndon B. Johnson , and established the Corporation for Public Broadcasting , which also created the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) for television in addition to NPR. A CPB organizing committee under John Witherspoon first created a Board of Directors chaired by Bernard Mayes .

The board then hired Donald Quayle to be the first president of NPR with 30 employees and 90 charter member local stations, and studios in Washington, D.C.

NPR aired its first broadcast in April 20, 1971, covering United States Senate hearings on the ongoing Vietnam War in Southeast Asia . A month later, the afternoon drive-time newscast _All Things Considered _ began, on May 3, 1971, first hosted by Robert Conley . NPR was primarily a production and distribution organization until 1977, when it merged with the Association of Public Radio Stations .


NPR suffered an almost fatal setback in 1983 when efforts to expand services created a deficit of nearly US$7 million. After a Congressional investigation and the resignation of NPR's then president, Frank Mankiewicz , the Corporation for Public Broadcasting agreed to lend the network money in order to stave off bankruptcy. In exchange, NPR agreed to a new arrangement whereby the annual CPB stipend that it had previously received directly would be divided among local stations instead; in turn, those stations would support NPR productions on a subscription basis. NPR also agreed to turn its satellite service into a cooperative venture (the Public Radio Satellite System ), making it possible for non- NPR shows to get national distribution. It took NPR approximately three years to pay off the debt. 1990s logo


Delano Lewis , the president of C Stern had worked with Klose at Radio Free Europe .

On December 10, 2008, NPR announced that it would reduce its workforce by 7% and cancel the news programs _ Day to Day _ and _News "> NPR's former headquarters at 635 Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. (demolished in 2013) The new NPR sign at 1111 North Capital St, NE.

In October 2010, NPR accepted a $1.8 million grant from the Open Society Institute . The grant is meant to begin a project called Impact of Government that was intended to add at least 100 journalists at NPR member radio stations in all 50 states by 2013. The OSI has made previous donations, but does not take on air credit for its gifts.

In April 2013, NPR moved from its home of 19 years (635 Massachusetts Avenue NW) to new offices and production facilities at 1111 North Capitol Street NE in a building adapted from the former C have at least five full-time professional employees; operate for at least 18 hours per day; and not be designed solely to further a religious broadcasting philosophy or be used for classroom distance learning programming. Each member station receives one vote at the annual NPR board meetings—exercised by its designated Authorized Station Representative ("A-Rep").

To oversee the day-to-day operations and prepare its budget, members elect a Board of Directors. This board is composed of ten A-Reps, five members of the general public, and the chair of the NPR Foundation. Terms are for three years and are staggered such that some stand for election every year.

As of March 2015 , the Board of Directors of NPR included the following members: NPR Member Station Managers

* Mike Crane, Director, Wisconsin Public Radio * Betsy Gardella, President and CEO, New Hampshire Public Radio * Kit Jensen, Chief Operating Officer WVIZ/ PBS & 90.3 WCPN ideastream, Chair of the Board * Roger LaMay, General Manager, WXPN * Caryn Mathes, President and General Manager, KUOW * Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting * Florence Rogers, President and General Manager, Nevada Public Radio * Mike Savage, General Manager, WBAA * Kerry Swanson, Station Manager, Northwest Public Radio * Connie Walker, General Manager, WUNC

President of NPR

* Jarl Mohn , President and CEO

Chair of the NPR Foundation

* Howard Wollner, Senior Vice President, Retired, Starbucks Coffee Company

Public Members of the Board

* Fabiola Arredondo, Managing Partner, Siempre Holdings * Chris Boskin, Media Company Consultant * Patricia Diaz Dennis, Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Retired, AT in 2012 10.9% of the revenues for Public Radio came from federal sources.

In 2011, NPR announced the roll-out of their own online advertising network , which allows member stations to run geographically targeted advertisement spots from national sponsors that may otherwise be unavailable to their local area, opening additional revenue streams to the broadcaster.

2013 saw the launch of _Center Stage_, a mix of native advertising and banner ad featured prominently on the NPR homepage, above-the-fold. The launch partner for _Center Stage_ was Squarespace .

In 2014, NPR CEO Jarl Mohn said the network would begin to increase revenue by having brands NPR views as more relevant to the audience underwrite NPR programs and requesting higher rates from them.


In contrast with commercial broadcasting , NPR's radio broadcasts do not carry traditional commercials, but has advertising in the form of brief statements from major sponsors which may include corporate slogans , descriptions of products and services, contact information such as website addresses and telephone numbers . These statements are called underwriting spots and, unlike commercials, are governed by specific FCC restrictions in addition to truth in advertising laws; they cannot advocate a product or "promote the goods and services" of for-profit entities. These restrictions apply only to radio broadcasts and not NPR's other digital platforms. When questioned on the subject of how corporate underwriting revenues and foundation grants were holding up during the recession, in a speech broadcast on C-SPAN before the National Press Club on March 2, 2009, then President and CEO Vivian Schiller stated: "underwriting is down, it's down for everybody; this is the area that is most down for us, in sponsorship, underwriting, advertising, call it whatever you want; just like it is for all of media." Hosts of the NPR program _ Planet Money _ stated the audience is indeed a product being sold to advertisers in the same way as commercial stations, saying: "they are not advertisers exactly but, they have a lot of the same characteristics; let's just say that."


A Harris telephone survey conducted in 2005 found that NPR was the most trusted news source in the United States.

According to 2009, NPR statistics, about 20.9 million listeners tune into NPR each week. According to 2015 figures, 87% of the NPR terrestrial public radio audience and 67% of the NPR podcast audience is white. According to the 2012 Pew Research Center 2012 News Consumption Survey, NPR listeners tend to be highly educated, with 54% of regular listeners being college graduates and 21% having some college. NPR's audience is almost exactly average in terms of the sex of listeners (49% male, 51% female). NPR listeners have higher incomes than average (the 2012 Pew study showed that 43% earn over $75,000, 27% earn between $30,000 and $75,000). The Pew survey found that the NPR audience tends Democratic (17% Republican, 37% independent, 43% Democratic) and liberal (21% conservative, 39% moderate, 36% liberal).

NPR stations generally do not subscribe to the Arbitron rating service and are not included in published ratings and rankings such as _ Radio by the end of that month, NPR acquired Public Interactive from PRI In March 2011, NPR revealed a restructuring proposal in which Boston-based Public Interactive would become NPR Digital Services, separate from the Washington D.C.-based NPR Digital Media, which focuses on NPR-branded services. NPR Digital Services would continue offering its services to public TV stations.

The technical backbone of its digital news publishing system is Core Publisher , which was built on Drupal , an open-source content management system . Kinsey Wilson and the npr.org crew at the 69th Annual Peabody Awards

NPR has been dubbed as "leveraging the Twitter generation" because of its adaptation of the popular microblogging service as one of its primary vehicles of information. Of NPR's Twitter followers, the majority (67%) still do listen to NPR on the radio. In a survey of more than 10,000 respondents, NPR found that its Twitter followers are younger, more connected to the social web , and more likely to access content through digital platforms such as its Peabody Award -winning website npr.org, as well as podcasts , mobile apps and more. NPR has more than one Twitter account including @NPR; its survey found that most respondents followed between two and five NPR accounts, including topical account, show-specific accounts and on-air staff accounts. In addition, NPR's Facebook page has been at the forefront of the company foray into social media. Started by college student and fan Geoff Campbell in 2008, the page was quickly taken over by the organization, and over the last two years has grown to nearly 4 million fans and is a popular example of the company's new focus on a younger audience.


Main article: NPR One

On July 2014, NPR launched NPR One , an app for iOS and Android smartphones and other mobile devices, which aimed to make it easier for listeners to stream local NPR stations live, and listen to NPR podcasts by autoplaying content and permitting easy navigation. Since launch NPR has made the service available on additional channels: Windows mobile devices, web browsers, Chromecast , Apple Car Play , Apple Watch , Android Auto , Android Wear , Samsung Gear S2 and S3, Amazon Fire TV , and Amazon Alexa -enabled devices.



News And Public Affairs Programs

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NPR produces a morning and an afternoon news program, both of which also have weekend editions with different hosts. It also produces hourly news briefs around the clock. NPR formerly distributed the World Radio Network , a daily compilation of news reports from international radio news, but no longer does so.

* _ All Things Considered _, hosted by Robert Siegel , Audie Cornish , Kelly McEvers , and Ari Shapiro

* _Weekend All Things Considered _, hosted by Michel Martin

* _ Morning Edition _, hosted by Steve Inskeep , Rachel Martin and David Greene

* _ Weekend Edition Saturday _, hosted by Scott Simon * _ Weekend Edition Sunday _, hosted by Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

* _Here and Now _, news, current affairs and culture hosted by Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson (co-produced with WBUR ) * _ Code Switch _, a podcast about race and identity hosted by Shereen Marisol Meraji and Gene Demby * _Embedded_, a podcast hosted by Kelly McEvers * _ NPR Politics Podcast_, a podcast hosted by Tamara Keith and Scott Detrow

Storytelling And Cultural Programming

* _Ask Me Another _, a trivia quiz hosted by Ophira Eisenberg (co-produced with WNYC ) * _Hidden Brain_, a social sciences podcast hosted by Shankar Vedantam * _ How I Built This _, a podcast on entrepreneurship hosted by Guy Raz * _ Invisibilia _, hosted by Alix Spiegel , Hanna Rosin , and Lulu Miller * _ Planet Money _, a podcast on the economy * _Pop Culture Happy Hour_, a podcast on culture hosted by Linda Holmes * _TED Radio Hour_, hosted by Guy Raz * _Wait Wait... Don\'t Tell Me! _, a humorous news quiz co-produced with WBEZ and hosted by Peter Sagal

Music Programming

* _First Listen_, album previews * _ All Songs Considered _, a music podcast * _Songs We Love_ * _ Tiny Desk Concerts _, video concert series * _ Alt.Latino _, a podcast on Latino arts and culture * _Jazz Night In America_, hosted by Christian McBride (co-produced with WBGO and Jazz at Lincoln Center ) * _The Thistle distributed by Public Radio Exchange and Public Radio Satellite System * _WireTap _, comedy radio program hosted by Jonathan Goldstein of CBC Radio One and distributed by Public Radio International in the United States. * _Wits_, a sketch comedy, music, and artist interview program, hosted by John Moe

Many shows produced or distributed by Public Radio International—such as _ Living on Earth _ —are broadcast on public radio stations, but are not affiliated with NPR. PRI and NPR are separate production and distribution organizations with distinct missions, and each competes with the other for programming slots on public radio stations.

Public Radio Exchange also offers a national distribution network where a significant number of public radio stations go to acquire programs from independent producers. PRX provides a catalog of thousands of radio pieces available on-demand as broadcast quality audio files and available for streaming on the PRX.org website.

Most public radio stations are NPR member stations and affiliate stations of PRI, APM, and PRX _at the same time_. The organizations have different governance structures and missions and relationships with stations. Other popular shows, like _ A Prairie Home Companion _ and _Marketplace _, are produced by American Public Media, the national programming unit of Minnesota Public Radio . These programs were distributed by Public Radio International prior to APM's founding. _ Democracy Now! _, the flagship news program of the Pacifica Radio network, provides a feed to NPR stations, and other Pacifica programs can occasionally be heard on these stations as well.


Main article: NPR controversies

Over the course of NPR's history, controversies have arisen over several incidents and topics.


NPR has been accused of displaying both liberal bias, as alleged in work such as a UCLA and University of Missouri study of _Morning Edition_, and conservative bias, including criticism of alleged reliance on conservative think-tanks . NPR has also been accused of bias related to specific topics, including support of the 2003 Invasion of Iraq and coverage of Israel . The NPR ombudsman has described how NPR's coverage of the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been simultaneously criticized as biased by both sides. UT Austin journalism professor and author Robert Jensen has criticized NPR as taking a pro-war stance during coverage of Iraq war protests.

In 2002 and 2003, surveys and follow-up focus groups conducted by the Tarrance Group and Lake Snell Perry the use of that term by a leading Bush official to describe what was done at Guantanamo; and the fact that media outlets frequently use the word "torture" to describe exactly the same methods when used by other countries – reveals much about how the modern journalist thinks.


In 1994, NPR arranged to air, on _All Things Considered_, a series of three-minute commentaries by Mumia Abu-Jamal , a journalist convicted in a controversial trial of murdering a Philadelphia Police officer. They cancelled airing them after the Fraternal Order of Police and members of the U.S. Congress objected.


On October 20, 2010, NPR terminated Senior News Analyst Juan Williams 's independent contract over a series of incidents culminating in remarks he made on the Fox News Channel regarding Muslims.


In March 2011, conservative political activist and provocateur James O\'Keefe sent partners Simon Templar (a pen name ) and Shaughn Adeleye to secretly record their discussion with Ronald Schiller , NPR's outgoing senior vice president for fundraising , and an associate, in which Schiller made remarks viewed as disparaging of "the current Republican party, especially the Tea Party ", and controversial comments regarding Palestine and funding for NPR. NPR disavowed Schiller's comments. CEO Vivian Schiller, who is not related to Ronald, later resigned over the fallout from the comments and the previous firing of Juan Williams.


Starting from July 4, 1988, NPR has broadcast an annual reading of the United States Declaration of Independence over the radio. In addition, it has recently begun using Twitter as a medium for reading the document as well. On July 4, 2017, the yearly tweets were met with considerable opposition, some online supporters of Donald Trump mistakenly believing the words of the declaration referring to George III of the United Kingdom to be directed towards the president. The tweets have been accused of being propagandistic, condoning of violence, and calling of revolution. Many of the responses to NPR's tweets have since been retracted.


* Australian Broadcasting Corporation * BBC Radio * Canadian Broadcasting Corporation * List of NPR personnel * List of NPR stations * NPR Berlin the only NPR affiliate operated by NPR itself


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* _The NPR Guide to Building a Classical CD Collection_ by Ted Libbey (1994) ISBN 156305051X * _The NPR Classical Music Companion: An Essential Guide for Enlightened Listening_ by Miles Hoffman (1997) ISBN 0618619453 * _The NPR Classical Music Companion: Terms and Concepts from A to Z_ by Miles Hoffman (1997) ISBN 0395707420 * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music_ by Tim Smith (2002) ISBN 0399527958 * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Jazz_ by Loren Schoenberg (2002) ISBN 039952794X * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera_ by William Berger (2002) ISBN 0399527435 * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards_ by Max Morath (2002) ISBN 0399527443 * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide To American Folk Music_ by Kip Lornell (2004) ISBN 0399530339 * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to World Music_ by Chris Nickson (2004) ISBN 0399530320 * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide To Blues_ by David Evans (2005) ISBN 039953072X * _The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Celtic Music_ by Fiona Ritchie (2005) ISBN 0399530711 * _The NPR Listener's Encyclopedia of Classical Music_ by Ted Libbey (2006) ISBN 0761120726


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* _1A _ * _ Bullseye with Jesse Thorn _ * _ Car Talk _ (reruns only since 2012) * _ Fresh Air _ * _ From the Top _ * _ Latino USA _ * _ Mountain Stage _ * _ Only a Game _ * _ On Point _ * _ Piano Jazz _ * _ StoryCorps _ * _ World Cafe _

Current personalities

* Noah Adams * Tom Ashbrook * Melissa Block * Audie Cornish * Corey Flintoff * Terry Gross * Maria Hinojosa * Jeremy Hobson * Steve Inskeep * Bill Kurtis * Tom and Ray Magliozzi * Michel Martin * Bob Mondello * Renée Montagne * Michele Norris * Sylvia Poggioli * Arun Rath * Guy Raz * Fiona Ritchie * Cokie Roberts * Peter Sagal * Ari Shapiro * Robert Siegel * Scott Simon * Lakshmi Singh * Susan Stamberg * Nina Totenberg * Shankar Vedantam * Robin Young

Former personalities

* Margot Adler * Madeleine Brand * Alex Chadwick * Farai Chideya * Neal Conan * Dee Dee Bridgewater * Bob Edwards * Ira Flatow * Bob Garfield * Brooke Gladstone * Liane Hansen * Jacki Lyden * Carl Kasell * Ketzel Levine * Marian McPartland * Diane Rehm * Ken Rudin * Daniel Schorr * Andrea Seabrook * Alison Stewart * Ray Suarez * Juan Williams * Nancy Wilson * Craig Windham

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* Univision

* Spanish


* AK Public * AL Public * ARN * Boise State * CMU * CO Public * CT Public * ETV Radio * GA Public * HI Public * High Plains Public * IN Public * Interlochen Public * IA Public * Jefferson Public * Louisiana * Maine PBN * MI Farm * Michigan Radio * Michigan Radio Network * MI Talk * MN Public * MS Public * MT Public * NET Radio * NV Public * New England Public * NH Public * NJ Public * NC News * NC Public * North Country Public * Northeast Public * Northwest Public * OH News * OR Public * The Point * Prairie Public * Red River * RI Public * SD Public * Supertalk MS * TX State * UT Public Radio * VT Public * WV Public * WI Public * WY Public * Yellowstone Public


* Accent * American Urban * Bloomberg Radio * Business Talk * CRN Digital * GCN * Metropolitan Opera * Music of Your Life * Pacifica * Pride * Radio America * Radio One * Disney * RBN * Talk Radio Network * Timeless Cool * WestStar * WFMT Radio Network * World Classical Network


* 3ABN * Air 1 * AFR * BBN * BRN * Calvary * CSN International * EMF * Effect * EWTN Radio * Family Life Network * Family Life Radio * Family * Go Mix! * GNN * Gospel Opportunities * Good News Voice * Here\'s Help * K-Love * The Life FM * Life Talk * Mars Hill * Moody * Pilgrim * Promise FM * Prayz * Radio 74 * Nueva Vida * Rejoice Radio * Rejoice! Musical Soul Food * Relevant * RenewFM * RevFM * Salem * Smile FM * Sound of Life * Sounds of the Spirit * Spirit FM * Strong Tower * VCY America * WAY-FM * Worship FM * Word FM * Your Network of Praise


* CBS * NBC * ESPN * ESPN Deportes * Fox Sports * Futbol de Primera * Byline USA * Sports USA * SB Nation Radio * Univision Deportes


* ABC News Radio * CBS Radio News * Fox News Radio * NBC News Radio * Talk Media News * USA Radio Network * Westwood One News


* American Public Media * NOAA Weather Radio * NPR * Public Radio Exchange * Public Radio International * Travelers\' information station


* NBC Blue /ABC (original)/Citadel/Cumulus * AAHS * Air America * America\'s Radio News * Biz Radio * children radio networks * Dial Global (Local/Waitt ) * Enterprise * God\'s Country * I.E. America * Jones * Liberty Broadcasting System * Michigan Regional * Mutual Black Network * Mutual * Mutual Progressive Network/Mutual Lifestyle Radio * NBC Red * NBC Talknet * NBG * NBN * National Negro * Nova M * NRN * Progressive Broadcasting System * RKO * Satellite Music * Sports Fan * Source * Transtar * UPI * Univision America * Washington News Desk * Westinghouse * Westwood One (original) * WOR * WSJ Radio * Yankee

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Current White House James S. Brady Press Briefing Room seating chart

Row Podium

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

NBC _Wall Street Journal_ Agence France-Presse MSNBC Bloomberg BNA _Washington Examiner_ Talk Media News / Univision

Fox News CBS Radio AP Radio Foreign Pool _Time_ Yahoo! News _Dallas Morning News_

CBS News Bloomberg McClatchy _Washington Times_ SiriusXM Salem Radio _Globe_ /_ Roll Call _

AP NPR AURN _The Hill_ Regionals Newsmax CBN

ABC News _Washington Post_ Politico Fox News Radio _CSM_ /_NY Post_ _ Daily Mail _ BBC /OAN

Reuters _NY Times_ _ Chicago Tribune _ VOA RealClearPolitics _HuffPost _/_NY Daily News_ _ BuzzFeed _/_Daily Beast_

CNN _ USA Today _ ABC Radio _ National Journal _ Al Jazeera / PBS Westwood One _ Financial Times _/_Guardian _

The seating chart as of July 10, 2017.

White House Correspondents\' Association

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Members of the World Radio Network

* Akashvani (All India Radio) * Banns Radio International * Channel Africa * China Radio International * Democracy Now! * Deutsche Welle * Israel Radio International * Kantor Berita Radio 68H * KBS World Radio * NPR * PCJ Radio * Polish Radio External Service * Radio Algeria International * Radio Australia * Radio Damascus * Radio Exterior de España * Radio France Internationale * Radio Guangdong * Radio Havana Cuba * Radio Japan * Radio Kuwait * Radio New Zealand International * Radio Pakistan * Radio Prague * Radio Romania International * Radio Slovakia International * Radio Sputnik * Radio Sweden * Radio Taiwan International * Radio Thailand World Service * Radio Tunis International * Radiodifusión Argentina al Exterior * RTÉ * swissinfo * United Nations Radio * Vatican Radio * Voice of Korea * Voice of the Islamic Republic of Iran * Voice of the Strait * Voice of Turkey * World of Radio

* ^ "FolkLib Index -Music Reference Books by National Public Radio (NPR)". _www.folklib.net_. Retrieved 11 May 2017.

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