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Walter Cronkite (1916–2009)

Actor | Editorial Department | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002-2003) | Cronkite Remembers (1997) | We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 10 nominations More »
NICKNAMEs  
Uncle Walter, Walter Wilcox, The Most Trusted Man in America
BORN 
Nov 4, 1916 (died Jul 17, 2009)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (12 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (TV Series) Benjamin Franklin ( 40 episodes, 2002–2003 )  Less 2002–2003 40
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  • Primary photo for Great BooksGreat Books (TV Series) Executive Editor ( 2 episodes, 1993–2002 ) , Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 1993–2002 3
  • Primary photo for UnderstandingUnderstanding (TV Series) Executive Editor ( 5 episodes, 1997–2002 )  Less 1997–2002 5
    • Evolution (Apr 1, 2002) Executive Editor  Less
    • Cyberworld 2020 (Feb 20, 2002) Executive Editor  Less
    • Fire (Dec 12, 2000) Executive Editor  Less
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  • Primary photo for In Search of Liberty Bell 7In Search of Liberty Bell 7 (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Outer Space: Can We Afford to Go?Outer Space: Can We Afford to Go? (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Cronkite Report: The Faltering DreamThe Cronkite Report: The Faltering Dream (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Executive Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Walter Cronkite at LargeWalter Cronkite at Large (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Writer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for CBS Evening News with Walter CronkiteCBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (TV Series) Managing Editor ( 1 episode, 1970 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Friends of Mr. ChurchillFriends of Mr. Churchill (TV Movie) Himself - - Host, Writer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The VIII Winter OlympicsThe VIII Winter Olympics (TV Mini-series) Actor  Less 1960– 
  • Primary photo for Armstrong Circle TheatreArmstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 1959 )  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for You Are ThereYou Are There (TV Series) Narrator / Host ( 2 episodes, 1954–1956 )  Less 1954–1956 2
Self (216 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (128 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for A Warning to the World: Television News the Real StoryA Warning to the World: Television News the Real Story (TV Mini-series) (archive) Presenter / Reporter / Host  Less 2018– 
  • Primary photo for Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White HouseMark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2017 $769K / —
  • Primary photo for American RiotsAmerican Riots (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Fabulous Allan CarrThe Fabulous Allan Carr Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Superheroes DecodedSuperheroes Decoded (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Michael Jackson What If?Michael Jackson What If? Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017 $10K
  • Primary photo for 13th13th Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for FrontlineFrontline (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
    • The Choice 2016 (Sep 27, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The EightiesThe Eighties (TV Mini-series) Himself - CBS News ( 4 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016
    • The Tech Boom (Jun 30, 2016) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
    • Tear Down This Wall (Apr 28, 2016) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
    • The Reagan Revolution (Apr 7, 2016) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for All the WayAll the Way (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - News Anchor / Himself / Himself (segment "Andy Rooney") / Himself - War Correspondent (segment "Andy Rooney") / Himself - News Anchor (segment "First Man") / Himself - News Anchor (segment "A Fractured Mind") / Himself - Anchor (segment "The Aviator and the President") / Himself - Anchor (segment "Second Chance") ( 10 episodes, 1998–2016 )  Less 1998–2016
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  • Primary photo for Robert Shaw: Man of Many VoicesRobert Shaw: Man of Many Voices Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for I Remember Herb CaenI Remember Herb Caen Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Loving HenriLoving Henri Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for TowerTower Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016 $94K / —
  • Primary photo for The SeventiesThe Seventies (TV Series) Himself - CBS News ( 7 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • What's Goin' On (Aug 13, 2015) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
    • Terror at Home and Abroad (Jul 30, 2015) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
    • Battle of the Sexes (Jul 23, 2015) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Conspiracy Theorists LieConspiracy Theorists Lie Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015 $2K
  • Primary photo for Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. VidalBest of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015 $1MM $892K / —
  • Primary photo for What Happened, Miss Simone?What Happened, Miss Simone? Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sinatra: All or Nothing at AllSinatra: All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Part 1 (Apr 5, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock & RollDon't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock & Roll Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014 $116K / —
  • Primary photo for The 50 Year ArgumentThe 50 Year Argument Himself - Broadcaster (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for StosselStossel (TV Series) Himself - CBS News ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Mini-series) Himself - CBS News ( 9 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014
    • Sex, Drugs and Rock N' Roll (Aug 14, 2014) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
    • The Times They Are A-Changin' (Aug 7, 2014) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
    • 1968 (Jul 31, 2014) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Nixon by Nixon: In His Own WordsNixon by Nixon: In His Own Words Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Newscaster / Himself - CBS News Anchor ( 6 episodes, 2005–2014 )  Less 2005–2014
    • 1964 (Jan 14, 2014) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • JFK: Part One (Nov 11, 2013) Himself - Newscaster (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Roads to Memphis (May 3, 2010) Himself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Our Man in TehranOur Man in Tehran Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 $4K / —
  • Primary photo for Mandela: Long Walk to FreedomMandela: Long Walk to Freedom Himself - Reporter (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013 $35MM $8.3MM / $28MM
  • Primary photo for Dallas, une journée particulièreDallas, une journée particulière (TV Movie) Himself, reporter, CBS News (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Secrets of the DeadSecrets of the Dead (TV Series) Himself - CBS Anchorman ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Newsflash: Stories That Stopped the WorldNewsflash: Stories That Stopped the World (TV Movie) Himself - News Anchor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Khrushchev Does AmericaKhrushchev Does America Himself, news anchorman, CBS (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Fifth EstateThe Fifth Estate Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013 $28MM $3.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Lee Daniels' The ButlerLee Daniels' The Butler Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013 $30MM $117MM / $177MM
  • Primary photo for Our NixonOur Nixon Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 $19K / —
  • Primary photo for Moyers & CompanyMoyers & Company (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for LovelaceLovelace Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013 $10MM $357K / —
  • Primary photo for Valentino's GhostValentino's Ghost Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Untold History of the United StatesThe Untold History of the United States (TV Series) Himself - CBS News Announcer ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Lorg na gCos: Súil Siar ar Mise ÉireLorg na gCos: Súil Siar ar Mise Éire Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for EthelEthel Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Gloria: In Her Own WordsGloria: In Her Own Words (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Transformers: Dark of the MoonTransformers: Dark of the Moon Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $195MM $352MM / $1.12B
  • Primary photo for Super 8Super 8 Himself - CBS News Anchor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $50MM $127MM / $260MM
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Day of the Moon (Apr 30, 2011) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The KennedysThe Kennedys (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Lancer and Lace (Apr 10, 2011) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Cuban Missiles (Apr 8, 2011) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Kennedys' Home MoviesKennedys' Home Movies (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for ReaganReagan Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for 30 for 3030 for 30 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Pony Excess (Dec 11, 2010) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for LombardiLombardi (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Kennedy DetailThe Kennedy Detail (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Have You Heard from Johannesburg: The Bottom LineHave You Heard from Johannesburg: The Bottom Line Himself, anchorman, CBS Evening News (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Magic & Bird: A Courtship of RivalsMagic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Shock DoctrineThe Shock Doctrine Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Double TakeDouble Take Himself - TV Newsman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009 $15K / —
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on MeJohnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Fall of the Republic: The Presidency of Barack ObamaFall of the Republic: The Presidency of Barack Obama (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009 $100K
  • Primary photo for The Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours AfterThe Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours After (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009 $1K
  • Primary photo for JFK: 3 Shots That Changed AmericaJFK: 3 Shots That Changed America (TV Movie) Himself - TV Anchor (archive footage), Off-screen Voice On News Bulletin (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 61st Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Huxley on HuxleyHuxley on Huxley Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009 $200K
  • Primary photo for Iran and the WestIran and the West (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Second DallasThe Second Dallas (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for An American AffairAn American Affair Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for MilkMilk Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008 $20MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for Frost/NixonFrost/Nixon Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008 $25MM $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • One Small Step (Nov 9, 2008) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chelsea on the RocksChelsea on the Rocks Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008 $7K / —
  • Primary photo for When We Left Earth: The NASA MissionsWhen We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-series) Himself - CBS News ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Friends and Rivals (Jun 8, 2008) Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Killer at LargeKiller at Large Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008 $250K
  • Primary photo for Frame 313: The JFK Assassination TheoriesFrame 313: The JFK Assassination Theories Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008 $150K
  • Primary photo for Inside the Vietnam WarInside the Vietnam War (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for 1968 with Tom Brokaw1968 with Tom Brokaw (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Across the River to Motor CityAcross the River to Motor City (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Secrets of the Moon LandingsSecrets of the Moon Landings (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Oswald's GhostOswald's Ghost Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Twentieth Century BattlefieldsTwentieth Century Battlefields (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • 1968 Vietnam (Jul 2, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Situation CriticalSituation Critical (TV Series) Himself - Cbs Newscaster ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Entebbe Hostage Rescue (Jun 12, 2007) Himself - Cbs Newscaster (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sputnik FeverSputnik Fever Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007 $11K / —
  • Primary photo for War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to DeathWar Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007 $100K
  • Primary photo for Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left AloneLarry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ITV Morning NewsITV Morning News (TV Series) Himself - CBS News - 22 November 1963 ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode dated 20 February 2007 (Feb 20, 2007) Himself - CBS News - 22 November 1963 (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for In the Shadow of the MoonIn the Shadow of the Moon Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007 $2MM $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Chicago 10Chicago 10 Himself / CBS anchor (archive footage)  Less 2007 $177K / —
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Himself - Newsreader ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for This Film Is Not Yet RatedThis Film Is Not Yet Rated Himself - 1968 TV Newscaster (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006 $302K / —
  • Primary photo for The First Miracle: 1960 US Olympic Hockey TeamThe First Miracle: 1960 US Olympic Hockey Team (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sir! No Sir!Sir! No Sir! Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005 $114K / —
  • Primary photo for Call It DemocracyCall It Democracy Himself - CBS News (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Inside Deep ThroatInside Deep Throat Himself - CBS News Anchor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005 $2MM $654K / —
  • Primary photo for JFK: Breaking the NewsJFK: Breaking the News (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Going Upriver: The Long War of John KerryGoing Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004 $613K / —
  • Primary photo for Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black PowerNegroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Chisholm '72: Unbought & UnbossedChisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for JFK II: The Bush ConnectionJFK II: The Bush Connection (Video) Himself - Anchor, CBS News (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Die Chronik des Nürnberger ProzessesDie Chronik des Nürnberger Prozesses (TV Movie) Himself - Reporter (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Out of the BlueOut of the Blue (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' AppalachiaThe True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia Himself (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Star DreamerThe Star Dreamer Himself - CBS News, 1958 (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Path to WarPath to War (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002 $17MM
  • Primary photo for Brilliant But CancelledBrilliant But Cancelled (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of CamelotJackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (TV Movie) Himself - Announces Death of JFK (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... DivisibleAli-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat GenerationThe Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999 $361K / —
  • Primary photo for A Bright Shining LieA Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie) Himself - Reports on Ia Drang Battle (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for From the Earth to the MoonFrom the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 1998 $68MM
  • Primary photo for The Hudson RiverkeepersThe Hudson Riverkeepers Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998 $125K
  • Primary photo for Image of an Assassination: A New Look at the Zapruder FilmImage of an Assassination: A New Look at the Zapruder Film (TV Movie) Himself - Announces Death of JFK (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of WarSworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for The Long Way HomeThe Long Way Home Himself - UPI, Covers Nuremberg Trial (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
    • A History of Murder (Jan 16, 1997) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for All Power to the People! (The Black Panther Party and Beyond)All Power to the People! (The Black Panther Party and Beyond) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Fame in the Twentieth CenturyFame in the Twentieth Century (TV Series) Himself  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for Love FieldLove Field Himself - Reporting on Assassination of JFK (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992 $18MM $1.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Real Malcolm XThe Real Malcolm X (TV Movie) Himself - Announces Death of JFK (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for JFKJFK Himself - Interviewing JFK & Announcing His Death (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991 $40MM $70MM / $205MM
  • Primary photo for The Beatles: The First U.S. VisitThe Beatles: The First U.S. Visit (Video) Himself - CBS News (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Moon Above, the Earth BelowThe Moon Above, the Earth Below (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Kerouac, the MovieKerouac, the Movie Himself - Reports Death of Kerouac (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Vietnam: A Television HistoryVietnam: A Television History (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Showtime Looks at 1981Showtime Looks at 1981 (TV Movie) Himself - News Anchor (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for NetworkNetwork Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1976 $3.8MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for All the President's MenAll the President's Men Himself (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1976 $8.5MM $71MM / —
  • Primary photo for Television LandTelevision Land (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Movie OrgyThe Movie Orgy Himself - Reacting to Apollo Landing (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for CBS ReportsCBS Reports (TV Series) Himself - - Reporter ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963

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