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Gold gains as U.S. weakens; declining dollar is reason to buy gold

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Thursday, August 9, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As a result of the latest GATA Business Wire press
release, I had lunch today with one of the most
impressive reporters I have ever encountered. It so
happens that he works for one of the most prestigious
and financially connected organizations in the world.

And, in perhaps in in one of the most wonderful of
coincidences, he is a friend of Adam Aljewicz of

More GATA gains on the publicity front; Murphy on radio show today

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9:34a ET Monday, August 6, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

World Net Daily today did a story about GATA supporter
Barrie Walsh's Internet petition to U.S. Treasury Secretary
Paul O'Neill to clarify U.S. government policy toward gold.
You can find the story here:

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=23917

World Net Daily reports on Internet petition to clarify U.S. gold policy

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9:38p ET Sunday, August 5, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tim Wood of www.TheMiningWeb.com and I, on behalf
of GATA, have had an exchange in writing that you
may find interesting. GATA is especially grateful
to Tim and The Mining Web for their invitation to
participate. You can find the exchange here:

http://www.mips1.net/MGGold.nsf/Current?OpenView

GATA image available for downloading and copying on Internet sites

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1p CT Thursday, August 2, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Brien F. Lundin, president and CEO of the New Orleans
Investment Conference and Jim Blanchard's Gold
Newsletter, is making a special effort to support the
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee.

This conference is always impressive, and this year's
will be held from Wednesday, Nov. 28, through Sunday,
Dec. 2, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel -- which is an

An exchange between The Mining Web and GATA

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1p ET Sunday, August 5, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Thanks so much for the promotional work done by
our friend Stuart D. Shoemaker, which he describes
below.

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

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August 5, 2001

Fellow GATA Supporters:

Through the generous consent of Adam Hamilton, who created
the images, and the agreement of GATA Chairman Bill Murphy,

Business Report account of miners union contract settlement

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By Stewart Bailey
www.TheMiningWeb.com
1 p.m. South African time, August 1, 2001

Bernard Swanepoel, Harmony Gold's chief executive,
eased his company's troubles today by pulling off
an 11th-hour agreement with the National Union of
Mineworkers (NUM), ahead of a major strike. But he
didn't thank rivals AngloGold and Placer Dome South
Africa for breaking ranks at the weekend and
settling independently with the union, a

Help GATA by attending New Orleans Investment Conference

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Gold strike threat lifted at 11th hour

By Steven Moti
August 2, 2001 at 07:35 a.m. South African time
South Africa Business Report
www.businessreport.co.za

Johannesburg -- The strike threat to South Africa's gold mines
was lifted late yesterday when the National Union of Mineworkers
(NUM), representing employees of mining companies Gold
Fields, Harmony, and Durban Roodepoort Deep (DRD),

South African gold mine strike averted at last minute

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8:50p ET Tuesday, July 31, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Treasury Department has replied to GATA's latest
questions, through Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, and the
answers are disappointing in the extreme.

Treasury's reply was dated July 13 and signed by John
M. Duncan, assistant secretary for legislative affairs.
Duncan writes that the U.S. government has undertaken no
gold swaps in the last 10 years. He declines to answer

Swapping lies: Fed and Treasury officials hanging themselves

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'MIDAS' COMMENTARY FOR JULY 29, 2001
Copyright 2001, www.LeMetropoleCafe.com

By Bill Murphy

Note: Some of following material has been presented to you over the
past year, but it is essential that it be rehashed in order to lay
out the foundation of a most disturbing situation regarding the World
Gold Council and some of its most significant members.

The World Gold Council is an association of gold producers

What the World Gold Council has wrought

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By Michael Kosares
www.USAGold.com
July 30, 2001

Gold is down in early trading after a quiet session overseas.
Some traders await the decision on whether or not South
African miners will strike three South African producers --
Goldfields, Harmony, and Durban Roodeport. AngloGold ,
South Africa's largest producer, has come to terms with its
workers. The National Union of Mineworkers plans to

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