The JFK Files: Calling On Citizen Reporters The National Archives is releasing thousands of files about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. We need your help to dig through them.
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The JFK Files: Calling On Citizen Reporters

President John F. Kennedy, riding with first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, Texas Gov. John Connally and Connally's wife, Nellie, was shot shortly after this photo was taken. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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President John F. Kennedy, riding with first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, Texas Gov. John Connally and Connally's wife, Nellie, was shot shortly after this photo was taken.

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The government has released long-secret files on John F. Kennedy's assassination, and we want your help.

The files are among the last to be released by the National Archives under a 1992 law that ordered the government to make public all remaining documents pertaining to the assassination. Other files are being withheld because of what the White House says are national security, law enforcement and foreign policy concerns.

There has long been a trove of conspiracy theories surrounding Kennedy's murder in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, including doubts about whether Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, as the Warren Commission determined in its report the following year.

Here's where you come in. Read the documents linked here. If you find news or noteworthy nuggets among the pages, share them with us on the document below. If we use what you find, we'll be sure to give you a shoutout!