(circa 2006) Gary Franchi interviews Chicago Federal Reserve Bank’s Jerry Nelson.     One of the questions asked was:   “People have often questioned about the Federal Reserve being a private bank or a private corporation.    Is that in fact true?”   ANSWER: “It is. …We are literally owned by the banks in our district….”     QUOTES   “…the insatiable foreign demand for our $100 dollar bills. They don’t use them as a medium of