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Difficulty locating Internet petition to clarify U.S. gold policy

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By Andrew Davidson
South Africa Business Report
July 25, 2001
http://www.businessreport.co.za

Johannesburg -- Kelvin Williams, the marketing director
of AngloGold, the world's biggest gold producer,
yesterday slammed the vast majority of global gold
mining companies for not taking responsibility for the
promotion of their product and doing "nothing

Send this essay by James Turk to Congress: What is happening to America''s gold?

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10:54a ET Saturday, July 28, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Some people are reporting difficulty reaching
the Internet site with Barrie Walsh's petition
for clarification of U.S. gold policy. The link
as contained in yesterday's dispatch doesn't
always work. But, copied and pasted into an
Internet browser, it does seem to work. So let
me suggest copying this....

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/365824991

An Internet petition to clarify U.S. policy on gold

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11p ET Tuesday, July 24, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Given the interest in the statement by the seemingly
flummoxed counsel to the Federal Reserve that he can't
remember talking about "gold swaps" and must have been
misquoted by his own agency, you might want to read
the following exchange I had today on the bulletin
board at www.USAGold.com with that excellent Internet

AngloGold official complains of lack of support for World Gold Council

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11:16p ET Friday, July 27, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA supporter Barrie Walsh of Halifax, Canada, who
has done heroic work for GATA, is at it again, as you'll
see below. Please consider signing his electronic
petition.

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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July 27, 2001

Hello, friends of gold.

In an attempt to help out our cause, I have started a

A great day for GATA and the cause of a free gold market

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DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24, 2001--Federal Reserve Chairman
Alan Greenspan and U.S. Treasury Secretary O'Neill continue to
evade questions asked of them by members of Congress, according
to Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) Chairman Bill Murphy.
The questions include:

1) What are the "gold swaps" cited in the minutes of the January
31, 1995, meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee?

How that strange statement from the Fed came about

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10:51p ET Tuesday, July 24, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA supporters on our e-mailing list who have
addresses at America Online have not received
GATA's dispatches for the last week or two, on
account of a technical problem at AOL. AOL has
acknowledged responsibility for the problem and
seems to have corrected it today, for which we
are grateful.

We urge our friends with AOL addresses to review

GATA press release seeks answers on gold swaps

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7:23p ET Monday, July 23, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Before passing along some comments by GATA
Chairman Bill Murphy about today's Dow Jones
Newswires story on the Federal Reserve's "we
don't remember" response to Sen. Jim Bunning
in regard to U.S. government gold swaps, let
me note something important.

The Fed's response, and particularly the letter
from Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, could have

Notice to GATA supporters with America Online email addresses

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9:18p ET Tuesday, July 24, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

What a day for GATA and the cause of a free gold market!

* GATA's press release, written by GATA Chairman Bill
Murphy, calling attention to the failure of the Federal
Reserve and the Treasury Department to answer our recent
questions, received good distribution on the Internet,
including CBSMarketWatch.com.

* The Internet site www.TheMiningWeb.com posted a

Federal Reserve lawyer can''t remember talking about gold swaps

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4:22p ET Friday, July 20, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's the exact link for Reg Howe's latest
essay at his own Internet site. The version
at Reg's site shows the essay's Internet
links and chart better than our email of
earlier today did:

http://www.goldensextant.com/commentary18.html#anchor12493

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Fed could have denied gold swaps but didn''t

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3:53p ET Monday, July 23, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A Federal Reserve lawyer's repudiation of his agency's
meeting minutes in regard to gold, publicized by GATA
yesterday, today was the subject of a major news story
distributed by Dow Jones Newswires. The story is
attached here. Thanks to the help of everyone who has
been writing to members of Congress and to journalists,
we just might be breaking through. Let's keep at it. The

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