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Dr. Peter David Beter - Audio Letter No. 70.
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This is the Dr. Beter AUDIO LETTER(R), 1629 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006.
Hello, my friends, this is Dr. Beter. Today is December 27, 1981, and this is my AUDIO LETTER(R) No. 70.
For eight years now the powers that be here in America have kept a blackout on the covered up FORT KNOX GOLD SCANDAL in our allegedly free press, but outside the United States there is a new upsurge of journalistic interest in what has happened to our gold.
Unlike the controlled American major media, some foreign reporters have started asking questions again, and some of them don't like the answers they are getting from the United States Treasury Department.
Earlier this month in its December 15, 1981 issue, a nationally circulated tabloid called The Globe published a cover story about our missing gold. It was titled appropriately
"66-BILLION DOLLARS IN GOLD GONE FROM FORT KNOX."
The Globe appears on newsstands and supermarkets and drug stores all over the United States but its editorial control lies outside the American blackout, in Canada. And just two weeks ago on Sunday December 13 an even harder-hitting article was published in England in The Sunday Express of London. It was titled: "UNITED STATES PROBES FORT KNOX ROBBERY."
The article, written by correspondent David Markham, begins, quote:
"The American Gold Commission in Washington will this week begin an examination of Treasury documents to decide whether 7000 tons of gold, enough to fill 300 lorries, has been stolen from Fort Knox, the world's biggest and most protected bullion store."
The article then reviews the basic charges which I have made together with my friend Mr. Edward Durell, and it mentions that the Treasury is trying to refute our charges by providing certain documents to the Gold Commission. The article then zeros in on the question of the missing 165-million ounces of Fort Knox gold that I reported on in the spring of this year. If you will recall, I urged all my listeners to send Mailgrams to the entity
President Reagan last spring demanding that this be looked into immediately. Based on glaring conflicts among the Treasury's own documents, this staggering amount of gold disappeared without a trace from 1961 to 1971.
Those of you who did as I asked last spring received your own
evidence that this Administration, like those before it, is
sitting on the Gold Scandal. They're continuing to cover it up,
and the replies you received did not answer the question of the
missing 165-million ounces of Fort Knox gold.
The London Sunday Express article which I mentioned a moment
ago focused in on that awesome amount of missing gold. They
asked the Treasury Department to explain it, and now listen to
the incredible reply they received. Quoting once again from the article:
"At the Treasury Department in Washington Jerry Nisenson,
Deputy Director of Gold Market Activities said: 'We have
investigated the claims of Dr. Beter and his supporters and we
contend that the gold was not stolen. There is no cover-up.
They have misinterpreted our books. The gold was being refined into better quality gold and those ounces just went up the chimney.'"
My friends, if anyone swallows that explanation then I give up.
Three hundred (300) truckloads of gold went up the chimney?? If it did, then enough gold dust should have settled out of the air to gold-plate New York City.
The United States Treasury Department is continuing its cover-up of what The London Sunday Express article says, quote: "would amount to the biggest theft in criminal history."
My friends, they are lying, and because they are lying the Fort Knox Gold Scandal refuses to die. One might think that the forces behind the ransacking of Fort Knox might want to lay low for a while under the circumstances; but No. Those who stole the Fort Knox gold have so far been powerful enough to keep it under wraps. They are so arrogant that they believe they can never be stopped, and so they are now compounding the felony with a new Fort Knox-style gold theft! It's going on right now as I say these words.
The target this time is the United States Treasury Assay Office in New York City. The New York Assay Office is the Treasury's second largest depository for gold. Having successfully robbed Fort Knox, which is the biggest depository, the New York Assay Office is next in line.
In late October rumors circulated briefly in New York City that the so-called Reagan Administration plans to close the Assay Office. For that reason, the rumors said that the gold there might be moved out and taken to the West Point Depository up the Hudson River from New York. An article about it was published in the New York Daily News for October 27, 1981. Treasury officials immediately denied it all, saying no shipments of gold out of the New York Assay Office were imminent. But as usual, my friends, they lied.
At 10:00 P.M. Saturday night November 7, 1981, a secret meeting got under way at the New York Assay Office. Those present included: Donna Pope, Director of the Mint; Dr. Alan Goldman, Deputy Director of the Mint; James Edwards, Officer in Charge at the West Point Depository; New York Assay Office employees, and others. The entire group remained at the Assay Office overnight. Then at 5:00 A.M. the following Sunday morning, November 8, they departed. They were accompanying the first secret shipment of gold out of the New York Assay Office 'reportedly' bound for the West Point Depository. The shipment consisted of four (4) truckloads totaling 2.18-million ounces.
Shipments have been continuing like this ever since. Every shipment leaves in the dead of night in elaborate secrecy.
Everyone at the Assay Office who knows about the shipments has been sworn to secrecy about them. Meanwhile the gold stock there is being depleted rapidly--four (4) tractor-trailer loads at a time. I can report that shipments of four truckloads each left the New York Assay Office on December 10 and December 11. The combined total amounted to 144 skids with 80 bars each, or over 11,500 bars totaling over 4-1/2 million ounces. Additional shipments of four truckloads each were scheduled for December 17 and 20 according to my latest information. There is a mad rush to complete all shipments before the end of the year!
New York Assay Office employees who see all this going on are being given the excuse that this is being done, quote "for security reasons"; but that, my friends, is ridiculous.
In spite of the security problems at the Assay Office which I have discussed in the past, security at West Point is vastly inferior. The West Point Depository was never designed for gold bullion safekeeping. It's mainly for the storage of pennies.
It's not designed as a fortress like the New York Assay Office. There's no high-security gold vault at West Point. There are no iron gates, no bars, no military guards; and unlike the New York Assay Office which is situated in Lower Manhattan, the West Point Depository is isolated, totally isolated. Anything could go on there and no one would know.
The point is this, my friends: the gold is supposedly being moved secretly to a location without adequate storage facilities and with very low security. In other words, it's being made easy to steal; and, my friends, I have already received preliminary reports that some of this gold has already begun going to places other than the West Point Depository!
Meanwhile, day by day the economic news becomes more gloomy. America's economy, once the strongest in the world, is coming apart at the seams. The United States dollar, once as good as gold, is shriveling before our very eyes. In pretended response our leaders are giving us nothing but theories, rhetoric, political grandstanding, and hypocrisy. They continue to paper over and cover up the root causes of our economic woes.
Up to now the so-called Reagan Administration has been guilty mainly of hiding the past thefts of America's gold, but now they are compounding their guilt. A major new gold theft scandal is brewing at the New York Assay Office. The entity known as Ronald Reagan pretends to be upset over alleged mistreatment of the Polish people and yet he is mistreating his own people in many ways!
Excerpted from>> Dr. Peter David Beter - Audio Letter No. 70.