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1974- From Numismatic News:
Recognizing Rep. Philip M Crane, R-Ill., I asked him why he had suggested a tour of Knox.

"I suggested it because of rampant rumors that significant portions of our gold reserves were gone," he replied.

"I suggested it to William Simon [Secretary of the Treasury] because, if coupled with an audit, would serve to help gain confidence in the monetary system.

"I'll be satisfied with the audit," he said, noting that there was a previous one in 1953, just after President Eisenhower took office.

Crane noted he had held one of the 400-ounce brick (approximately 27 pounds) and noted its worth of $65,000 on the free market.
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