"No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator
August 1999 by Associated PressSenator Richard Bryan (D-NV) is assuring gold producers in Nevada and around the world that Congress will block the Clinton administration's attempt to sell off international gold reserves to help some debt-laden poor countries.
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