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Dollar needs external price link, like you-know-what, Calendra writes


4:30p ET Wednesday, August 15, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy this morning issued a press
release about GATA consultant James Turk's recent
discovery about the disappearing SDRs. The release
got very good distribution through Business Wire and
good notice throughout the financial business, including
posting by Bridge News and CBS MarketWatch. The
release is below.

GATA press release publicizes Turk discovery of missing SDRs


4:25p ET Monday, August 13, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Brien Lundin, executive editor of Gold Newsletter, has included
in his August issue some supportive commentary that we at
GATA especially appreciate because it recognizes the great
political and ethical purpose of gold in the world economy.

Lundin's commentary is reproduced below, with permission.

But Lundin's support goes much farther. He has invited GATA

Campaign to suppress gold is getting more exposure


By Thom Calandra
August 15, 2001

NEW YORK (CBS.MW) -- It was a small step for Richard Nixon and a
giant leap backwards for the global monetary system.

When the U.S. president severed the price link between the American
dollar and gold 30 years ago today, White House advisers figured
they had discovered the path to shock-free economic growth. What
followed, instead of the stable consumer prices, low interest rates

Support GATA by attending New Orleans Investment Conference


11p ET Sunday, August 12, 2001

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With his latest essay, "The Mystery of the Disappearing
SDR Certificates," our friend James Turk has done it
again: documented how the U.S. government's suppression
of the price of gold may be working.

GATA supporters in the United States should print this
essay and send it to their congressmen with a request
that the essay be sent to the Federal Reserve and

How Summers learned that as treasury secretary he''d need to rig gold


By Thom Calandra
August 9, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO -- The weak American economy finally may
be paying off for gold investors. And bond investors.
And euro investors.

The price of the active New York gold futures contract
rose $5.50 to $276.20 an ounce Thursday, its highest
price since late June and just 40 cents off its best
price of the day. North American gold shares in turn

Missing SDR certificates may explain how U.S. suppresses gold


By Reginald H. Howe
August 13, 2001

Due in no small measure to articles he wrote as a young
economist, especially his 1966 essay "Gold and Economic
Freedom" (reprinted in Ayn Rand, "Capitalism: The
nknown Ideal"), Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan is widely
recognized as quite an authority on gold. Far less
widely known are professional articles on gold by

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


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


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:


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


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:


GATA image available for downloading and copying on Internet sites


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

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