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Archive for the ‘Oprah Winfrey’ Category

Sarah Palin: Will Discuss the Message of Life on Oprah Today

Posted by Dr. Fay on January 22, 2010

Governor Palin tweeted this morning about her and Bristol’s appearance on Oprah today to discuss the message of life on the 37th anniversary of March4Life:

She followed up with a Facebook Note:

Talking About Life Today
Today at 11:13am

In light of today’s March for Life in D.C., which promotes a positive, peaceful, hopeful message concerning the sanctity of life, Bristol and I are being interviewed by Oprah Winfrey to talk about choosing life. The show airs today, and you can check your local listings for details.

– Sarah Palin

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Sarah on Oprah

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on November 17, 2009

By Shane Vander Hart, Caffeinated Thoughts

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Governor Sarah Palin was on Oprah today to kick off her the book tour for her first book, Going Rogue: An American Life.  It was the first time since at least college I’ve sat down to watch a show.  Some thoughts & highlights:

  • There was no snubbing, that was something that was overblown by the media.  Governor Palin said that during the campaign she wasn’t aware of the controversy, she said, “no offense, but you weren’t the center of my universe at the time.”  Oprah confirmed that she never asked to come on.
  • It was a fair interview with questions covering Bristol’s pregnancy, how she was handled during the campaign, the Katie Couric interview, election night, Levi Johnston, & 2012 aspirations.  No policy discussion, but I didn’t expect that from Oprah.
  • Governor Palin seemed pretty at ease with the only exception being when they were discussing Levi Johnston.
  • I appreciate the way she handled Johnston.  Saying she’d rather not comment.  She seemed to me more disappointed and in her words “heartbroken” by the choices he was making and was being handled.  She said that he is heading down an unhealthy road.  She was mostly conciliatory in her comments saying that she continues to hope for the best and that she prays for Levi.  She also said he needs to know that he is loved.
  • She flatly denied that Levi and Bristol ever lived together, and that many of his claims (Vanity Fair piece of fiction) were inconsistent.  She again pointed to the fact that he is a teenager is being mishandled.
  • She was very transparent about when she found out Trig was going to have Down Syndrome and how she broke that news to Todd.
  • She said that her interview with Katie Couric was bad.  She said that she was annoyed by the questioning (we only saw a few minutes of hours of taping), and that “it wasn’t professional to wear her annoyance on her sleeve.”  Which is why she didn’t list what she read because the question annoyed her – she did say looking back she wish she did to avoid the controversy that ensued.  She did say that if the Couric interview was the only way people got to know her that she wouldn’t “blame them for thinking I was not qualified or well prepared.”
  • Oprah sent a crew to her home in Wasilla on Halloween, that was a great video showing some behind the scenes in the Palin home.  It reinforced that they are a mainstream family, which is why so many relate to them.
  • She was very complementary of Todd and talked about the strength of their marriage, and at the end of the interview that she wouldn’t have been able to get through the challenges she has faced if it wasn’t for “God and Todd.”
  • Regarding 2012, she said it wasn’t on her radar, but when Oprah asked, “If you were planning on running would you tell me?”  She quickly said no.  She said right now she’s thinking 2010, so it’s safe to say she’ll be out stumping for conservative candidates.
  • Oprah says that Going Rogue was “fascinating read.”

In all I think it was a great interview, and I think will be a positive for her with some who may have been on the fence.

Shane Vander Hart is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts.  Feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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Sarah Palin: Keep Your Powder Dry

Posted by Gary P Jackson on November 13, 2009

Just a short and sweet message from Sarah again correcting the record from the lame Obamacentric state run media:

Keep Your Powder Dry

Today at 10:34am

As you probably have heard, the AP snagged a copy of my memoir, Going Rogue, before its Tuesday release. And as is expected, the AP and a number of subsequent media outlets are erroneously reporting the contents of the book. Keep your powder dry, read the book, and enjoy it! Lots of great stories about my family, Alaska, and the incredible honor it was to run alongside Senator John McCain.

We can’t wait to hit the road and meet so many on the book tour! See you in Michigan first…

– Sarah Palin

We all laughed last night as excerpts from Sarah’s interview with the Oprah and parts from her book, Going Rogue, An American Life, went public. The corrupt media went into overdrive with true nonsense. As Sarah herself would say, it’s time for the media to stop making things up!

John Ziegler weighed in on all of this last night. John has spent some time with Sarah interviewing her for his movie: Media Malpractice, How Obama Got Elected. He’s also been a strong defender, like many of us, when the media lies about Sarah.

Ziegler writes in Mediaite:

I have signed a nondisclosure agreement with Harper Collins regarding Sarah Palin’s new book so until it comes out I am limited to discussing only what is currently in the public domain. However, I simply must respond to the Associated Press “report” on Going Rogue.

Even grading on the “Palin Scale” of media bias, the AP’s synopsis is a joke.

Based on how the AP sees the book, you would think that the most significant disclosure is that Palin had to pay back the McCain campaign for part of her vetting because they lost, followed closely by the fact that she felt “badgered” by Katie Couric and didn’t get her way on election night.

In short, the book that the AP supposedly read sounds like it is full of self-serving whining and almost totally lacking in substance. That is not a remotely accurate evaluation of Going Rogue.

First of all, there are far more interesting and important revelations in the book (I have noticed in my own experience with my film “Media Malpractice” that one of the most insidious forms of media bias against conservative projects is to paint them as boring) that the AP has for some reason chosen to totally ignore.

Second of all, Palin’s analysis of what really happened with the now infamous (and totally misunderstood) Couric and Gibson interviews could not be LESS whiny — it is instead full of fact-filled writing that finally provides the full story of what really happened in the way that only a book can do (my documentary, which I am told Palin handed to her collaborator and said “here, this is what happened” could only provide a foundation of understanding that is magnified in much greater detail in Going Rogue).

My greatest regret (and I have many) in the course of making and promoting my documentary of the news coverage of the 2008 election is that I completely underestimated how impossible it is for a conservative (especially one as hated by the news media as Sarah Palin) to correct the historical record about media coverage because it is so easy for the very same media to portray you as whining.

I was naVve. I thought that telling the real truth of what actually happened would be seen as intrinsically valuable and eminently appropriate. Governor Palin instinctively knew different, telling me several times before during and after my interview with her that she was wary of being wrongly perceived in that way, and knew that she would have to thread a very small needle. I wish I had done a better job of combating that totally incorrect perception and perhaps that is why I am so sensitive to the subject when it appears the AP is not so subtly laying the groundwork for a resurrection of that bogus charge.

The bottom line is that the AP is either purposefully or out of their own profound unconscious bias, badly missing the most important points of Sarah Palin’s book. Considering the role the mainstream media played in creating the need for her to write this book in the first place, that should not be a big surprise.

If you are interested in this most amazing of all modern political stories, I urge you to read the book for yourself and not let those who want Palin destroyed to continue to dictate your perceptions of her. Her book may be the only way for you to know the real Sarah Palin. Don’t let the AP read it for you.

Make sure you check out Ziegler’s website here.

By the way, listening to Rush Limbaugh this morning revealed that despite what Mark Halperin at Time Magazine is peddling, that Sarah’s book is mostly bio and fluff, the book contains a strong vision for America. Rush calls it one of the best policy books he has ever read, we’ll have transcripts from this up later. Rush revealed he interviewed Sarah or the upcoming issue of his popular Limbaugh Letter.

One last piece of juicy. Matt Drudge has excerpts from Going Rogue, An American Life on his website, giving it the coveted top billing:

HER TURN!

Fri Nov 13 2009 07:27:12 ET

Going Rogue: An American Life

by Sarah Palin

Chapter Four; Section 8, pages 255-257

By the third week in September, a “Free Sarah” campaign was under way and the press at large was growing increasingly critical of the McCain camp’s decision to keep me, my family and friends back home, and my governor’s staff all bottled up. Meanwhile, the question of which news outlet would land the first interview was a big deal, as it always is with a major party candidate.

From the beginning, Nicolle [Wallace] pushed for Katie Couric and the CBS Evening News. The campaign’s general strategy involved coming out with a network anchor, someone they felt had treated John well on the trail thus far. My suggestion was that we be consistent with that strategy and start talking to outlets like FOX and the Wall Street Journal. I really didn’t have a say in which press I was going to talk to, but for some reason Nicolle seemed compelled to get me on the Katie bandwagon.

“Katie really likes you,” she said to me one day. “she’s a working mom and admires you as a working mom. She has teenage daughter like you. She just relates to you,” Nicolle said. “believe me, I know her very well. I’ve worked with her.” Nicolle had left her gig at CBS just a few months earlier to hook up with the McCain campaign. I had to trust her experience, as she had dealt with national politics more than I had. But something always struck me as peculiar about the way she recalled her days in the White House, when she was speaking on behalf of President George W. Bush. She didn’t have much to say that was positive about her former boss or the job in general. Whenever I wanted to give a shout-out to the White House’s homeland security efforts after 9/11, we were told we couldn’t do it. I didn’t know if that was Nicolle’s call.

Nicolle went on to explain that Katie really needed a career boost. “She just has such low self-esteem,” Nicolle said. She added that Katie was going through a tough time. “She just feels she can’t trust anybody.”

I was thinking, And this has to do with John McCain’s campaign how?

Nicolle said. “She wants you to like her.”

Hearing all that, I almost started to feel sorry for her. Katie had tried to make a bold move from lively morning gal to serious anchor, but the new assignment wasn’t going very well.

“You know what? We’ll schedule a segment with her,” Nicolle said. “If it doesn’t go well, if there’s no chemistry, we won’t do any others.”

Meanwhile, the media blackout continued. It got so bad that a couple of times I had a friend in Anchorage track down phone numbers for me, and then I snuck in calls to folks like Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity and someone I thought was Larry Kudlow but turned out to be Neil Cavuto’s producer. I had a friend call Bill O’Reilly after I was inundated with supporters in Alaska asking why the campaign was “ignoring” his on-air requests for a McCain campaign interview. I had another friend scrambling to find Mark Levin’s number. Aboard the campaign plane I was within twenty-five feet of reporters for hours on end. Headquarters’ strategy was that I should not go to the back of the aircraft and talk to the press. At first this was subtle, but as the campaign wore on, Tracey or Tucker would call headquarters to request permission, and someone in DC would respond, “No! Absolutely not- block her if she tries to go back.”

Obviously, this confirms what we already suspected about the McCain campaign, they were some of the most inept, worthless people in modern history. No wonder they were making up stuff left and right about Sarah after it was all over trying to cover up for their own inadequacies.

All I know is I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy of the book. Only a few days left before they go on sale nationwide, and the big online retailers start shipping those record breaking pre-orders!

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Sarah Palin’s “Going Rogue” Smashes Another Sales Record! Plus, A Sell Out Crowd In Missouri

Posted by Gary P Jackson on October 22, 2009

Sarah Palin’s new book, set for release on November 17th has set yet another sales milestone. According to Newsmax Magazine, Going Rogue, An American Life has smashed all previous sales records for the magazine’s book division.

Sarah Palin’s new book, “Going Rogue: An American Life,” hasn’t even been released yet.

Though it won’t be released until Nov. 17. — it’s already breaking records as an online bestseller.

In fact, it is the best-selling book ever in the history of Newsmax for pre-publication sales.

“Americans are very anxious to read this book,” Christopher Ruddy, editor of Newsmax.com said. “We have never seen so many people pre-ordering a book from us since we started Newsmax in 1998.”

Newsmax has several offers going that couple Sarah’s new book, with subscriptions to their popular magazine.

In other news, Sarah is scheduled to appear at the College of the Ozarks near Branson, Missouri. The college, which bills itself as “Hard Work U” seems to be the perfect fit for Sarah, who is known for her hard work and determination.

From KSPR ABC-TV in Springfield:

By KSPR News

College of the Ozarks news release:

Tickets to attend the Sarah Palin Convocation at College of the Ozarks on December 2, are no longer available. The ticket line quickly filled, consuming all tickets available to the public. Due to limited seating, there was a cap on available tickets. “As a charismatic speaker and highly-interesting political figure, Sarah Palin attracts much public interest,” said Sue Head, Executive Director of The Keeter Center for Character Education. “Because of this, the College anticipated that tickets would go quickly.”

Governor Palin is slated to speak at College of the Ozarks December 2, as part of the Leonard B. and Edith Gittinger Community Convocation series, which was developed to attract renowned speakers to share on the topics of character, work ethic and citizenship with College of the Ozarks students and the community alike.

It is also reported that Sarah will headline a Right To Life benefit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 6th. From their Life Voice blog:

Wisconsin Right to Life Presents Sarah Palin

Yes, it’s true! Sarah Palin is coming to Milwaukee to appear at a benefit for the educational efforts of Wisconsin Right to Life. The event is Friday, November 6 at 7:30pm at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park, Hall B. You won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity to hear Sarah Palin!

While we do not have confirmation of this event, it must be noted that Sarah is a strong supporter of right to life issues, and as Governor, traveled to a Right To Life event in Evansville, Indiana to promote their efforts.

Sarah is also scheduled to be a guest on the Oprah Winfrey show in an episode that will air November 16th the day before her book hits the shelves nationwide. Winfrey, who’s show is still trying to climb out of the ratings hole it fell into after she, for the first time, endorsed and campaigned for a candidate, Barack Obama, is looking for Sarah to bring in the viewers. Her move to support Obama alienated a significant amount of her audience.

Sarah, who is ratings gold, just ask Lorne Michaels, should help Oprah’s floundering ratings. Just the dynamics of the interview will be worth a look.

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Sarah Palin Advancing in a New Direction

Posted by Dr. Fay on October 22, 2009

According to news sources, Sarah Palin has scheduled two other speaking engagements in addition to her November 16 interview with Oprah Winfrey. Keep in mind that there has been no official word from a Palin spokesman concerning any of the three engagements. Several times in the past, groups have issued an invitation to Governor Palin to speak at an event and then advertised that she would be making an appearance before receiving confirmation from her that she would indeed do so. That has resulted in misunderstandings and negative publicity. So with that caveat in mind. the following news items are presented.

On October 18, Ozark’s First announced Governor Palin’s December 2 speaking engagement:

Former republican Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin is coming to the Ozarks.

She’s booked to speak at the College of the Ozarks on Wednesday, December 2nd.

It’s for the Leonard B. and Edith Gittinger Community Convocation at the Keeter Gymnasium.

The tickets are free; call (417) 690-2240. They’ll be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis the week of Thanksgiving.

The former Alaska governor is expected to speak at 7 p.m. that day.

On October 20, KSPR News announced that the tickets had been sold out:

College of the Ozarks news release:

Tickets to attend the Sarah Palin Convocation at College of the Ozarks on December 2, are no longer available. The ticket line quickly filled, consuming all tickets available to the public. Due to limited seating, there was a cap on available tickets. “As a charismatic speaker and highly-interesting political figure, Sarah Palin attracts much public interest,” said Sue Head, Executive Director of The Keeter Center for Character Education. “Because of this, the College anticipated that tickets would go quickly.”

KTUU TV announced on October 20 that Governor Palin would be speaking at a Right to Life Event in Milwaukee on November 6:

Former Gov. Sarah Palin will speak in a Milwaukee, Wisc. suburb next month as part of a program presented by Wisconsin Right to Life.

Officials say tickets must be purchased in advance with a limit of four per order.

Palin’s stop in Milwaukee comes 11 days before her memoirs are to be released.

On October 21, the Juneau Empire published this summary:

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is about to re-emerge on the national scene.

It’s been four months since Palin resigned as Alaska governor, and she’s largely been out of the public eye working on her memoir. “Going Rogue: An American Life” will debut next month.

Now Palin is ready to help promote the book by sitting down with Oprah Winfrey, who endorsed Barack Obama in the presidential election.

Harpo Productions announced Tuesday that Palin will appear on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” on Monday, Nov. 16.

According to Harpo, the interview will be Palin’s first about her new book, and it will be the first time Palin and Winfrey will have met.

Palin’s book was No. 4 on Amazon.com’s best-seller list on Tuesday. It’s slated to be released Tuesday, Nov. 17, the day after Palin’s interview with Winfrey.

Palin will also be hitting the speech circuit in November and December.

Palin is scheduled to speak in a Milwaukee suburb next month as part of a program presented by Wisconsin Right to Life.

Officials say no tickets will be sold at the door of the Nov. 6 event at Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park in West Allis, Wis.

Palin also is set to speak about patriotism, citizenship and civic engagement on Dec. 2 at the College of the Ozarks in southwest Missouri. The Springfield News-Leader reported Tuesday that Palin will be the featured speaker for a community convocation.

The College of the Ozarks is a Christian school near Branson with about 1,400 students.

Since resigning from office July 26, Palin has made only a few public appearances, most notable a speech before investors in Hong Kong. She’s also appeared at a gun rights dinner in Anchorage, and attended the welcome home ceremony in Fairbanks for soldiers, including her son, Track.

References:

Palin Steps Back Into National Spotlight
http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102109/sta_507370330.shtml

Palin Tickets Sold Out
http://www.kspr.com/news/local/64966322.html

Palin to Speak at Milwaukee-area Event
http://www.ktuu.com/Global/story.asp?S=11343003

Sarah Palin to Speak at College of the Ozarks
http://ozarksfirst.com/content/fulltext/?cid=197762

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Is Going On Oprah Going Rogue for Palin?

Posted by Shane Vander Hart on October 21, 2009

I never thought I’d be blogging about Oprah.

It was reported yesterday that Oprah will be the first interview that Governor Sarah Palin does for her new book Going Rogue: An American Life, and that program will air on November 16th.  Watching the O’Reilly Factor tonight, Bill O’Reilly was talking with Dennis Miller.  Miller doesn’t seem to to think that this signifies “going rogue,” but rather “playing the game.”

I disagree.  I think the opportunity to appear on Oprah’s show will give her a venue to be able to share her positions and message with a major demographic – suburban women.  If she runs for President in 2012 she’ll need to reach out to this group.  If she doesn’t run and would rather champion conservative causes and candidate – this is still a group she needs to reach out to.

Appearing on Oprah’s show also helps sell books, and it also sends a message that being snubbed by Oprah during the campaign is water under the bridge.  It could also make for an interesting interview as AllahPundit at Hot Air notes:

Obvious topics for discussion: Death panels, women in politics, and quitting as governor. Less obvious but no less intriguing: Oprah’s decision not to have her on during the campaign and whether it was fair to accuse The One on the trail of palling around with terrorists. If she gets that question and turns it around on Oprah by wondering why she had the integrity to quit Rev. Wright’s crazy church when our fearless leader didn’t, I might endorse her on the spot.

I don’t see the interview getting incredibly wonky… I just don’t see that with Oprah.  I think it will be an intriguing interview regardless the direction it takes.  It will mark the first time I watch Oprah in years.  That in itself is a remarkable feat.

Shane Vander Hart is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts.  Feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.

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Mixed Reactions to the Sarah Palin/Oprah Winfrey Interview

Posted by Dr. Fay on October 21, 2009

 

Yesterday, Harpo announced that Sarah Palin has agreed to be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey and that the interview will air on the November 16 Oprah Winfrey Show. However, this event has not yet been confirmed by Meg Stapleton or any other spokesperson for Sarah Palin. Until that confirmation is received, all discussion of the event is mere speculation.

There have been mixed reactions to the event.

Richard Huff wrote this on the New York Daily News:

Sarah Palin is going rogue with the enemy.

Palin, out to sell her new book, will sit down with Oprah Winfrey, the famed talk show host who backed President Obama for the White House.

The Republican and former Alaska governor, who was Arizona Sen. John McCain’s running mate, will appear on Winfrey’s daytime show Nov. 16 to talk up her book, “Going Rogue: An American Life.”

It will be Palin’s first-ever visit on Winfrey’s show, which has proven time and time again to be able to move books.

Winfrey is getting the first shot at Palin, and the show will air the eve of the book’s release.

A spokesman Winfrey’s show would not say yesterday when or where the interview would be conducted.

In the Washington Post, Lisa de Moraes speculated that the interview willl serve the dual purpose of boosting Oprah’s sagging ratings and promoting Sarah Palin’s book, Going Rogue, which will be released on November 17:

Oprah Winfrey, on a campaign to climb back from last season’s ratings slump, will attempt to kiss and make up with conservative viewers on Nov. 16 when she has Sarah Palin on her syndicated talk show.

You may have noticed that the appearance by the former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate is happening smack dab in the middle of the November ratings derby. It’s also the day before Palin’s new book, “Going Rogue: An American Life” is scheduled to hit bookstores….

It’s not just another show booking for Oprah Winfrey. She’s going whole hog this season to try to recover from the ratings tumble she took last season when her audience slid to under 7 million viewers. And, during one awful week in July, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” suffered its smallest ratings since its debut way back in 1985.

Industry navel gazers speculated Oprah had turned off some of her conservative viewers — or, more accurately, they had turned her off — when she not only endorsed then presidential candidate Barack Obama but even campaigned for him. (Palin, of course, was the running mate of Obama’s rival, Sen. John McCain.)

Paula Cee at the Examiner was of the same opinion:

The duo will chat next month… just in time for November Sweeps and the book’s release. Convenient, no?

However, some of Sarah Palin’s fans are not enthusiastic about this event and view it as more of a setup or a trap. Shannon Bell at The Admonition wrote:

Look I love to see Sarah Palin as much as the next guy, but I figure why give Oprah the ratings when she’s really just there to make you look bad? Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s Oprah interview on November 16th will no doubt be  highly rated, but is it a good idea for Palin? Don’t you just get the feeling it’s a trap?

It’s no coincidence that Sarah Palin will be on Oprah the
day before her book “Going Rogue” hits the shelves; the book will of course be a topic of conversation, but I doubt it’s all they’ll talk about. Do you really trust an Obama crony like Oprah Winfrey to give Palin a touchy feely, nice to see ya kind of chat?

Some of Oprah’s fans aren’t happy either. Noel Sheppard at Newsbusters wrote this yesterday:

As announced moments ago at Oprah.com:

In a world exclusive, Oprah Winfrey will interview former Alaska governor Sarah Palin for an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show to air Monday, November 16, 2009. Winfrey and Palin will meet for the very first time on the episode, which will mark Palin’s first interview to discuss her upcoming book, Going Rogue: An American Life and her first-ever appearance on the Oprah show.

Unfortunately, judging by some of the comments being left at her website, Oprah’s fans are not pleased:

I am so disappointed that Oprah is helping sell Palin’s book . I thought you were above that Oprah.

I am soo disappointed in Oprah for giving Sarah Palin airtime. I will no longer be watching the show….

Such a tolerant bunch, dontcha think?

Of course, there is also the possibility that Harpo, like several previous groups, has announced the interview without first receiving confirmation from Sarah Palin that she has accepted their invitation. Several groups have previously invited Sarah Palin to their events and advertised the events before obtaining confirmation from Sarah Palin or her spokesperson. All of them have been disappointed and then tried to blame Sarah Palin as a no show. That leads to still another possibility: an attempt to discredit Sarah Palin as a no show.

So until a confirmation is received from Sarah Palin or a Palin spokesperson, it will just be wait and see. Sarah Palin has shown that she doesn’t bend to pressure and that she makes her own schedule.

References:

Oprah to plug Palin book and maybe placate conservatives http://voices.washingtonpost.com/tvblog/2009/10/oprah-to-plug-palin-book-and-m.html?hpid=news-col-blog

 

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