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Monitor Archive for February 9, 1981
'Agree to disagree without being disagreeable'
GAO: complex weapon gadgetry is hampering US fighting forces
Differing with the gloom boom
Jordan accuses Syria of kidnapping diplomat
One high school's approach to reducing drug abuse
Waking to winter's riches
Home fire extinguishers
Tax tips for every income
Chronicle of an actor's life and times, triumphs and failures; Double Bill, by Alec McCowen. New York: Atheneum. $10.95.
Why retirement funds are shrinking; The Graying of America: Retirement and Why You Can't Afford It, by James Jorgensen. New York: The Dial Press. $1...
Some exciting reading -- maybe
New threats to trade
Soviets try to get between US and its allies
Women's rights advocates shift aim: to economic goals
Laying Waste, by Michael H. Brown. New York: Washington Square Press/Pocket Books. $3.50.
Economic primer -- clear, lively, witty; Money, by Lawrence S. Ritter and William L. Silber. New York: Basic Books. $12 .95.
Outlook eases for a blow at Mt. St. Helens volcano
Sculpture takes on new meaning from a child's point of view
Year of the Rooster
The prophets of gloom and doom; Crisis Investing: Opportunities and Profits in the Coming Great Depression, by Douglas R. Casey. New York: Stratford...
How to choose investment guides; Dun & Bradstreet's Guide to Your Investments, by C. Colburn Hardy. New York: Lippincott & Crowell. $14.95 in hardco...
How 12 volunteers helped the hostage families endure crisis in Iran
Ulster violence puts pressure on London, Dublin for peace
Common Market and US conducting trade talks
Murdoch: journey dazzling, destination uncertain; Nuns and Soldiers, by Iris Murdoch. New York: The Viking Press. $14.95.
Honor your contract, ex-pro advises football stars
An anniversary challenge to the nonaligned
Bad times are good times for business books
Mrs. Dwyer, 'guilty,' being freed
An actress in the grand tradition -- who can laugh at herself
Is your face an open book?
I Have a Song
The assignment: find out about Dungeons and Dragons
A grand diversity of college majors
Dragons, deities, demigods, evil spirits, and obsession
A lucid, eloquent case for Reagan-omics; Wealth and Poverty, by George Gilder. New York: Basic Books. $16.95.
German 'economic miracle' cut in half by zero growth
Castro signals Reagan: 'Let's at least talk'
Why art went modern: a critical interpretation; The Shock of the New: The Hundred-Year History of Modern Art, by Robert Hughes. New York: Alfred A....
Helpful guides for the household; Everyone's Money Book, by Jane Bryant Quinn. New York: Dell Publishing. $8.95 (paperback).; Sylvia Porter's New Mo...
Oil prices, decontrol hoist cost of air travel
Solar gets royal treatment in Texas, where oil is king
Higher gasoline taxes expected in 40 states
Free to Choose: A Personal Statement, by Milton and Rose Friedman. New York: Avon Books. $2.95.
Boston aid for spurring Scottish jobs
Reagan's tax battle: explaining a three-layer chess match
The economy: cautious optimism; After Affluence, by John Oliver Wilson, New York: Harper & Row. $9.95
Garwood 'collaboration' verdict to be appealed?
Iraq claims toll in battle near besieged Iranian city
Israel seizes 2,500 acres, a West Bank mayor says
Kabul: law-and-order breakdown
Fervent indictment of McCarthy era; Naming Names, by Victor S. Navasky. New York: The Viking Press. $15.95.
Black advisory group will act as GOP conduit for minority concerns
Museum-backed newspaper for kids stirs lively response
Poland's beleaguered leaders try to beat Soviet clock
Jungles: an endangered species; Jungles, edited by Edward S. Ayensu. New York: Crown Publishers Inc. $35.
Harried bond buyers offered a guarantee on principal
When the phone rings, a teacher should answer
Connecticut people say farewell to Mrs. Grasso
Nature's single-minded journey; The Mystery of Migration, edited by Dr. Robin Baker. New York: The Viking Press. $29.95.
What do you do with 53 sacks of Idaho potatoes?
Budget battle heats up between Reagan, Congress
Chief of Cambodian 'outs' defers to anticommunist
Watson raps tough talk on USSR
An Autobiographical tour through Greene-land; Ways of Escape; by Graham Greene. New York: Simon & Schuster. $12.95.
Defending the rights of the enemy; The Nazi/Skokie Conflict: A Civil Liberties Battle, by David Hamlin. Boston: Beacon Press. $12.95
Nonaligned meeting: diplomacy papering over the cracks of disunity
The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court, by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong. New York: Avon Books. $3.50.
OAS tries to cool off Ecuador-Peru strife
A stirring rendition
How US policymakers in the '40s set the stage for Vietnam; Why Vietnam? Prelude to America's Albatross, by Archimedes L. A. Patti. Berkeley: Univers...