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Monitor Archive for March 9, 1981
Polywater -- instructive scientific fiasco; Polywater, by Felix Franks. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. $12.50.
An emphasis on excellence
White House budget ax hangs over youth job programs
El Salvador ghost town: left-right battles drive out those in middle
Women on TV: still worrying about detergents
Weinberger urges greater US presence in Gulf
Concise look at Faulkner; William Faulkner: His Life and Work, by David Minter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. $16.95.
Britain's black market puts cash in pockets
Dixie diarist's tour of force; Mary Chesnut's Civil War, edited by C. Vann Woodward. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. $29.95.
West 5 abstain in Namibia vote
Expert's view of US economy; The American Economy in Transition, edited by Martin Feldstein. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, $20.
Evolution in court: 'both sides win'
Using community people to help teachers embrace the world
Reagan may propose welfare work plan
US jobless rate expected to rise in spring and summer
Pick of the Paperbacks; Ice Brothers, by Sloan Wilson. New York: Avon Books. $2.95.
Indispensable guide to Orwell; George Orwell, by Bernard Crick. Boston: Atlantic-Little, Brown & Co. $19.95.
Reagan's first 50 days: blitz of policy changes
Peru-Ecuador dispute goes to diplomats
Reagan seeks $13.6 billion cut in US loan programs
Is the global arms trade out of control?; The Defense Industry, by Jacques S. Gansler. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press. Weapons: The International G...
Overlooked painters of genius; German Romantic Painting, by William Vaughan. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press. $45.
The real Thoreau doesn't quite fit the stereotype; Henry David Thoreau: What Manner of Man? by Edward Wagenknecht. Amherst, Mass.: The University of...
Pick of the Paperbacks; Final Payments, by Mary Gordon. New York: Ballantine Books. $2.75.
Slain missionary buried after simple ceremonies
How many billions?
Hijacking, Poland pose troubling options for USSR
Goaltending of Mike Liut helps turn St. Louis Blues into a jazzy combo
Interns and refugees -- often a strong relationships
The wind rises
Phoenix comes out of the shade to bask in its own Suns' light
Pick of the Paperbacks; Who's On First, by William F. Buckley Jr. New York: Avon Books. $2.95.
Liberal economists applaud Reagan goal, but not tax cut
Currency-trading firm takes a giant step upward
Iran, Iraq grimly determined to continue Gulf hostilities
Tug of war on US Salvador policy
An Anglophile's delight Faces in My Time, by Anthony Powell. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. $14. 95.
Students discover the best professional artists are givers
The fleeting captured
Novelist Bellow seen through a glass darkly; Saul Bellow: Drumlin Woodchuck, by Mark Harris. Athens, Ga.: The University of Georgia Press. $9.95.
Reagan and the press: finding a style that fits
'Labeling' children can result in limiting self-images
Conglomerates rekindle investors' interest
A tough, subtle new Dante; Dante: Inferno, A New Verse Translation, by Allen Mandelbaum. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. $24.95.
Replete view of ethnic culture in America's melting pot; Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, edited by Stephen Thernstrom, Ann Orlov, an...
The band plays on
Booming auto imports: Is it time for limits?
How a former Arizona strip mine was turned into valuable farm land
Borges, a master of fiction, belatedly discovered; Borges and his Fiction: A Guide to his Mind and Art, by Gene H. Bell Villada. Chapel Hill, N.C.:...
Reagan's first 50 days: blitz of policy changes; An array of critical issues suddenly confronts Poland
Kennedy to offer revised tax plan
Climbing a Volcano
Definitive history of preservation movements since the '20s; Preservation Comes of Age: From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949, by Charl...
Experience with a Policeman
The World of Dance: out of the loft and into the museum
Winter in the great Northwest; Winter Brothers: A Season at the Edge of America, by Ivan Doig. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. $10.95
Douglas made a difference Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas, by James F. Simon. New York: Harper & Row. $15. The Court Years, 1939...
New rules aim to cut antipollution red tape
Pick of the Paperbacks; Modern Irish Short Stories, edited by Ben Forkner. New York: Penguin Books. $5 .95.
Chile's Pinochet takes on trappings of civilian presidency
Law of the Sea: fanfare and an uncertain future
Marine base offers family services to take care of its own
A breathtaking look at some 20th-century giants; Personal Impressions, by Isaiah Berlin. New York: The Viking Press $12.95.
Temperance wasn't just smashing saloons; Woman and Temperance: The Quest for Power and Liberty, 1873-1900, by Ruth Bordin. Philadelphia: Temple Univ...
Bush and his predecessors
Solving the big ones
Bowen: master of mood, craft; The Collected Stories of Elizabeth Bowen, introduction by Angus Wilson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf $17.95.
US blocks Law of the Sea Treaty
Where did all the dinosaurs go? PBS takes a look
Hot topics on US-German agenda
Surveillance: How necessary? How evil?; Domestic Intelligence: Monitoring Dissent in America, by Richard E. Morgan. Austin, Texas: University of Tex...