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Article about Paul and Greenspan at www.FreeRepublic.com


Gold's tiny nuggets are thriving
Believers battle naysayers; Greenspan talkin' oxen

By Thom Calandra
Friday, March 1, 2002

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- The price of gold is trying
to keep its head above $300, with little success. Yet shares of
the riskiest gold mining companies, the so-called junior
exploration companies, are at their highest points since late 1999.

GATA expresses concern about S. Africa''s blocking Durban CEO''s return


4:54p ET Sunday, March 3, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The mining news Internet site www.TheMiningWeb.com has
just reported that South Africa is refusing re-entry to
Durban Roodeport Deep chief executive Mark Wellesley-Wood.
You can read about it here:


News24 report on South Africa''s expulsion of Durban CEO


5:10p ET Sunday, March 3, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

MiningWeb.com has determined that the German central
bank official whose remark about selling more gold
spooked the gold market the other day went out of his
way to make his point.

This, MiningWeb.com, gives credence to the complaint
that central banks are in league to keep the gold price

You can find the MiningWeb story here:

Calandra commentary: Gold''s tiny nuggets are thriving


Gold Is Beginning to Sparkle Again
As Investors Seek Stable Investments

By Aaron Elstein
The Wall Street Journal Online
February 28, 2002

Abandoned for years by all but a loyal group of
investment curmudgeons, Wall Street has got
gold fingers again.

The precious metal recently rose above $300 an
ounce, its highest level in nearly two years, and
mutual funds that invest in gold mining companies

Gold makes The Wall Street Journal


11p ET Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A friend has just sent an official transcript
of today's exchange between U.S. Rep. Ron
Paul, R-Texas, and Federal Reserve Chairman
Alan Greenspan before the House Financial
Services Committee, so I'll append it here,
and you can judge how good or bad my
reporting of a few minutes ago was!

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Rep. Paul uses four-letter-word in exchange with Greenspan, who ducks


8:47p ET Tuesday, February 26, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Canada's Financial Post, the business section
of the National Post, devoted most of a page
today to a long article about GATA. It appeared
with a big photograph of GATA Chairman Bill
Murphy and Alain Despert's painting symbolizing
our cause. The article was a result of GATA's
February 12 press conference in Washington,
which the Post's reporter attended.

Transcript of Paul exchange with Greenspan


10:15p ET Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our hero, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, had an
interesting exchange with Federal Reserve
Chairman Alan Greenspan today before the House
Financial Services Committee, wherein the most
terrifying four-letter word in Washington was
heard: G-O-L-D.

Paul cited a speech Greenspan gave in January
to the American Numismatic Society in which

Canada''s Financial Post devotes most of a page to GATA


10:40p ET Monday, February 25, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The videotape of GATA's February 12 conference in
Washington remains accessible over the Internet
at C-SPAN's site here:


Enough time has passed that the link now appears
on the second page of this section, and the link
probably will be removed before too long. But

Audio of GATA''s Feb. 12 conference in Washington is posted at GATA site


1:42p ET Sunday, February 24, 2002

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

An important new essay by research analyst Thomas
Q. Nichols, "The Short Sellers' Nightmare," has
been posted at the GATA Internet site here:


Nichols shows how the scheme against gold is part
of a scheme against commodities and the productive

The scheme against gold is against all commodities as well


Chairman Greenspan, Justify Yourself

Chris Powell of the Gold Anti-Trust Action
Committee provides details of the case
against the brokers and the U.S. government
for the manipulation of the price of gold.
And he explains the dynamic of the suspicious

By Guido Bellosta
Borsa & Finanza, Italy
February 9, 2002

An important trial is celebrated in these
days in the United States. The judge,

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