In Performance at the White House

1981, TV Show

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Premiered: 1981, on PBS
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: An occasional series featuring concerts from the nation's capital that, over the years, has showcased performers as diverse as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elvis Costello and Steve Martin. As Nancy Reagan noted in the first program, `With the participation of public television, the East Room becomes a concert hall for the entire nation.'

Guest Cast & Credits

Celebrity Role Episode Airdate
Dalton Delan Executive Producer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
David S. Thompson Executive Producer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Ken Ehrlich Executive Producer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Aretha Franklin Performer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Ariana Grande Performer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Barack Obama Host Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Janelle Monáe Performer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Jill Scott Performer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Melissa Etheridge Performer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Michelle Obama Host Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Patti LaBelle Performer Women of Soul Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Barack Obama Host Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Billy Joel Performer Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Carole King Performer Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Emeli Sandé Performer Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Gloria Estefan Performer Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
James Taylor Performer Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Jesse McCartney Performer Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Michelle Obama Host Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Trisha Yearwood Performer Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tue, May 28, 2013
Alabama Shakes Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Barack Obama Host Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Ben Harper Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Booker T. Jones Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Charlie Musselwhite Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Cyndi Lauper Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Joshua Ledet Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Justin Timberlake Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Mavis Staples Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Michelle Obama Host Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Queen Latifah Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Sam Moore Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Steve Cropper Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
William Bell Performer Memphis Soul Tue, Apr 16, 2013
Arturo Sandoval Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Barack Obama Appearing Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Burt Bacharach Appearing Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Diana Krall Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Dionne Warwick Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Lyle Lovett Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Michael Feinstein Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Michelle Obama Appearing Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Mike Myers Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Sheryl Crow Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
Stevie Wonder Performer Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Mon, May 21, 2012
B.B. King Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Barack Obama Host Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Booker T. Jones Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Buddy Guy Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Derek Trucks Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Gary Clark Jr. Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Jeff Beck Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Keb' Mo' Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Michelle Obama Host Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Mick Jagger Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Shemekia Copeland Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Susan Tedeschi Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Taraji P. Henson Host Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Trombone Shorty Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Warren Haynes Performer Red, White and Blues Mon, Feb 27, 2012
Barack Obama Appearing A Tribute to Country Music Wed, Nov 23, 2011
Michelle Obama Appearing A Tribute to Country Music Wed, Nov 23, 2011
Amber Riley Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Barack Obama Appearing The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Gloriana Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Jamie Foxx Host The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
John Legend Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Jordin Sparks Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Ledisi Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Mark Salling Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Michelle Obama Appearing The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Natasha Bedingfield Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Nick Jonas Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Seal Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Sheryl Crow Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
Smokey Robinson Performer The Motown Sound Tue, Mar 1, 2011
George C. Wolfe Director A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Dalton Delan Executive Producer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
David S. Thompson Executive Producer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Jackson Frost Producer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Margo Lion Producer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Audra McDonald Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Barack Obama Host A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Brian d'Arcy James Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Elaine Stritch Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Idina Menzel Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Karen Olivo Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Marvin Hamlisch Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Michelle Obama Host A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Nathan Lane Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Tonya Pinkins Performer A Broadway Celebration Wed, Oct 20, 2010
Barack Obama Host Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Corinne Bailey Rae Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Dave Grohl Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Elvis Costello Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Emmylou Harris Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Faith Hill Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Herbie Hancock Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Jack White Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Jerry Seinfeld Remarks by Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Jonas Brothers Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Lang Lang Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Michelle Obama Host Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Paul McCartney Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Stevie Wonder Performer Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Wed, Jul 28, 2010
Ron de Moraes Director A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Dalton Delan Executive Producer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
David S. Thompson Executive Producer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Bob Santelli Producer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Ken Ehrlich Producer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Smokey Robinson Producer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Barack Obama Appearing A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Bernice Johnson Reagon Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Blind Boys of Alabama Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Bob Dylan Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Howard University Choir Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Jennifer Hudson Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
John Mellencamp Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Michelle Obama Appearing A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Morgan Freeman Speaker A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Natalie Cole Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Smokey Robinson Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Yolanda Adams Performer A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement Thu, Feb 11, 2010
Aventura Performer Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Barack Obama Appearing Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
George Lopez Appearing Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Gloria Estefan Performer Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Jimmy Smits Appearing Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
José Feliciano Performer Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Los Lobos Performer Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Marc Anthony Performer Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Michelle Obama Appearing Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Pete Escovedo Performer Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Sheila E. Performer Fiesta Latina Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Barack Obama Appearing Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Diana Krall Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Esperanza Spalding Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
India.Arie Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Martina McBride Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Mary Mary Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Paul Simon Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Rickey Minor Appearing Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Stevie Wonder Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Tony Bennett Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Wayne Brady Appearing Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
will.i.am Performer Stevie Wonder in Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Thu, Feb 26, 2009
Anita Baker Performer Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
Barbara Walters Host Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
Bobby Watson Performer Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
Clark Terry Performer Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
George W. Bush Appearing Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
Laura Bush Appearing Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
Nnenna Freelon Performer Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
Thelonious Monk Jr. Remarks by Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Wed, Apr 4, 2007
Al Green Panelist Dance Theatre of Harlem Wed, Jun 28, 2006
Audra McDonald Performer Dance Theatre of Harlem Wed, Jun 28, 2006
Harolyn Blackwell Performer Dance Theatre of Harlem Wed, Jun 28, 2006
LeAnn Rimes Performer Dance Theatre of Harlem Wed, Jun 28, 2006
Jackson Camp Director The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Dalton Delan Executive Producer The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
David S. Thompson Executive Producer The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Jackson Frost Producer The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Cartier Williams Performer The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Elizabeth Noone Narrator The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
George W. Bush Remarks by The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Harolyn Blackwell Performer The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Jerry O'Connell Remarks by The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
John Moeller Remarks by The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Nancy Clarke Remarks by The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Shirley Jones Performer The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Thaddeus DuBois Remarks by The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
Tom Wopat Performer The Congressional Picnic Sun, May 28, 2006
George W. Bush Host The President's Own Thu, Sep 6, 2001
Larry Gatlin Performer The President's Own Thu, Sep 6, 2001
Nell Carter Performer The President's Own Thu, Sep 6, 2001
Toby Keith Performer The President's Own Thu, Sep 6, 2001
B.B. King Performer The Blues Thu, Nov 4, 1999
Della Reese Performer The Blues Thu, Nov 4, 1999
John Cephas and Phil Wiggins Performer The Blues Thu, Nov 4, 1999
Jonny Lang Performer The Blues Thu, Nov 4, 1999
Marcia Ball Performer The Blues Thu, Nov 4, 1999
Brian Stokes Mitchell Performer The Singer and the Song Thu, Sep 2, 1999
James Naughton Performer The Singer and the Song Thu, Sep 2, 1999
Jennifer Holliday Performer The Singer and the Song Thu, Sep 2, 1999
Patti LuPone Performer The Singer and the Song Thu, Sep 2, 1999
Aaron Neville Performer Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville
Alison Krauss Performer Women of Country
Aretha Franklin Performer Aretha Franklin
Barbara Bush Host In Performance at the White House
Barbara Bush Host In Performance at the White House
Barbara Bush Host In Performance at the White House
Barbara Cook Performer A Tribute to American Music: Jerome Kern
Bea Arthur Performer A Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers
Benny Carter Performer In Performance at the White House
Beverly Sills Host Merle Haggard
Beverly Sills Host Rudolf Serkin
Beverly Sills Host New York City Opera
Beverly Sills' New York City Opera Performer New York City Opera
Bill Clinton Host Aretha Franklin
Bill Clinton Host Cabaret
Bill Clinton Host Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville
Bill Clinton Host A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival
Blossom Dearie Performer Cabaret
Bobby Short Performer Cabaret
Bobby Short Performer A Tribute to American Music: Rodgers and Hart
Cartier Williams Performer Savion Glover---Stomp, Slide and Swing
CeCe Winans Host CeCe Winans, Glorious Gospel
Chet Atkins Host Women of Country
Chick Corea Performer Gillespie, Getz, Corea
David Weatherspoon Performer Gospel
Diane Schuur Performer Gillespie, Getz, Corea
Dixie Carter Host Cabaret
Dizzy Gillespie Performer Gillespie, Getz, Corea
Doc Severinsen Performer A Tribute to American Music: Jerome Kern
Donny Golden and the Irish Steppers Performer Savion Glover---Stomp, Slide and Swing
Dorothy Loudon Performer A Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers
Eastern High School Choir Performer Aretha Franklin
Elaine Paige Performer A Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers
F. Murray Abraham Performer In Performance at the White House
George Bush Host In Performance at the White House
George Bush Host In Performance at the White House
George Bush Host In Performance at the White House
George Merritt Performer A Tribute to American Music: George Gershwin
Gladys Knight Performer Gladys Knight
Gregg Burge Performer Gene Kelly
Hillary Rodham Clinton Host A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival
Hillary Rodham Clinton Host Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville
Hillary Rodham Clinton Host Cabaret
Hillary Rodham Clinton Host Aretha Franklin
Howard University Choir Performer Gospel
Ida Levin Performer Rudolf Serkin
Itzhak Perlman Host Mary Martin, John Raitt
Itzhak Perlman Host The Juilliard String Quartet
Itzhak Perlman Performer Itzhak Perlman; Ken Noda
Jennifer Holliday Performer A Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers
Jerry Herman Performer A Salute to Broadway: The Shows
Jerry Orbach Performer A Salute to Broadway: The Shows
Jimmy Slyde Performer Savion Glover---Stomp, Slide and Swing
John Raitt Performer Mary Martin, John Raitt
Johnny Mathis Performer A Tribute to American Music: Jerome Kern
Jon Faddis Performer Gillespie, Getz, Corea
Judy Kuhn Performer A Salute to Broadway: The Shows
Kathy Mattea Performer Women of Country
Ken Noda Performer Itzhak Perlman; Ken Noda
Kevette Cartledge Performer Gospel
Kitty Carlisle Hart Performer A Tribute to American Music: George Gershwin
Larry Kert Performer A Salute to Broadway: The Shows
Lee Roy Reams Performer A Salute to Broadway: Chorus Lines
Len Cariou Performer Cabaret
Leontyne Price Host Gospel
Leontyne Price Host The Met's 100th
Lillias White Performer Gospel
Linda Ronstadt Performer Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville
Liza Minnelli Performer A Tribute to American Music: Rodgers and Hart
Los Camperos De Nati Cano Performer Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville
Lou Rawls Performer Aretha Franklin
Lynn Redgrave Performer In Performance at the White House
Mark O'Connor Performer Merle Haggard
Martha Graham Dance Company Performer Gene Kelly
Marvin Hamlisch Performer A Tribute to American Music: Rodgers and Hart
Marvin Hamlisch Host A Tribute to American Music: Jerome Kern
Marvin Hamlisch Host A Salute to Broadway: The Shows
Marvin Hamlisch Host A Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers
Marvin Hamlisch Host A Salute to Broadway: Chorus Lines
Marvin Hamlisch Host A Tribute to American Music: George Gershwin
Marvin Hamlisch Host A Tribute to American Music: Rodgers and Hart
Mary Martin Performer A Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers
Mary Martin Performer Mary Martin, John Raitt
Merle Haggard Performer Merle Haggard
Mickey Mangun and the Messiah Singers Performer CeCe Winans, Glorious Gospel
Milt Grayson Performer Gospel
Morgan State University Choir Performer CeCe Winans, Glorious Gospel
Morgan State University Choir Performer A Salute to Broadway: Chorus Lines
Nancy Reagan Host A Tribute to American Music: Cole Porter
Not Your Ordinary Tappers Performer Savion Glover---Stomp, Slide and Swing
Pamela Myers Performer A Salute to Broadway: The Shows
Pearl Bailey Performer A Salute to Broadway: The Shows
Phil Driscoll Performer CeCe Winans, Glorious Gospel
Priscilla Baskerville Performer A Tribute to American Music: George Gershwin
Richard Smallwood Singers Performer Gospel
Roberta Flack Performer A Tribute to American Music: Jerome Kern
Ronald Reagan Host A Tribute to American Music: Cole Porter
Rudolf Serkin Performer Rudolf Serkin
San Francisco Ballet Performer Gene Kelly
Sarah Vaughan Performer A Tribute to American Music: George Gershwin
Savion Glover Host Savion Glover---Stomp, Slide and Swing
Savion Glover Performer Savion Glover---Stomp, Slide and Swing
Serena Henry Performer Gladys Knight
Shiloh Baptist Church Performer Gospel
Shirley Horn Performer Cabaret
Shirley Jones Performer A Salute to Broadway: Chorus Lines
Stan Getz Performer Gillespie, Getz, Corea
Suzy Bogguss Performer Women of Country
Teresa Stratas Performer In Performance at the White House
The Juilliard String Quartet Performer The Juilliard String Quartet
The Muir String Quartet Performer The Juilliard String Quartet
The Strangers Performer Merle Haggard
Thelonious Monk Jr. Host A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival
U.S. Army Strings Performer Mary Martin, John Raitt
U.S. Marine Orchestra Performer Mary Martin, John Raitt
Vic Damone Performer A Tribute to American Music: Rodgers and Hart

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