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Despite my views about the value to society of greater publicity for the affairs of corporations, there was an occasion, near the close of 1910, when I was as secretive -- indeed as furtive -- as any conspirator.

I do not feel it is any exaggeration to speak of our secret expedition to Jekyl Island as the occasion of the actual conception of what eventually became the Federal Reserve System.
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Discovery, we knew, simply must not happen, or else all our time and effort would be waste. If it were to be exposed publicly that our particular group had got together and written a banking bill, that bill would have no chance whatever of passage by Congress.
Author: Frank Vanderlip, Source: Saturday Evening Post, February 9, 1935Saved by cboyack in conspiracy federalreserve jekylisland 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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