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1933: TERRORIZING PEOPLE INTO HANDING OVER GOLD

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I was moping about the internet, feeding various words into Time Magazine’s archives.  I was curious about any possible cases against gold hoarders in the Great Depression.  I came across one name, Mr. Frederick Barber Campbell.  His case was supposed to go to the Supreme Court but didn’t so the various laws and regulations of gold remained on the books.  It was very difficult to find contemporary information about Mr. Campbell.  The Wikipedia entry found the exact same information I found, independently.  That is, the same Time Magazine article I found.  Wikipedia also had an editorial claiming that we online investigators were lying about people being arrested for ‘hoarding gold.’

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