Tribute to Jim O'Connell shows that fearless journalism survives

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1:37a ET Saturday, May 5, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

If you have not watched the video tribute to Business News Network's Jim O'Connell, you really should. For one of its excerpts shows how crucial he was to giving a hearing to those who complained about the international gold price suppression scheme. The excerpt is from a "Market Call" program he moderated that examined the scheme and allowed Sprott Asset Management's John Embry to discuss it at length.

O'Connell helped tell Canada, and Canada helped tell the world. He is dearly missed already, but at least he has left us his example: Fearless journalism survived even in the teeth of the money power.

You can find the video tribute to O'Connell at BNN's Internet site here:

http://www.bnn.ca/jim-oconnell/

Click on the link under the first photo of O'Connell on the right side of the page. The tribute is wonderfully produced and fascinating even though it's only a little more than five minutes long. May his memory be a blessing.

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

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