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Monitor Archive for November 7, 1986
News In Brief
Vienna talks deadlock. Arms stalemate could spark publicity offensives
The French are coming! The French are coming!
Eugene Hasenfus: POW or mercenary? Nicaragua, US, and Geneva Conventions are at odds over his status
Syrians gloomy over political isolation and economic plight
Tales of fur and feathers
ASK THE GARDENERS. Questions and Answers
Spanning spectrum of American education. `Basic School' idea puts early focus on language
Reading aloud to children needn't end when school begins. Editor's choice.
Books that entice youngsters to try their own hands at verse. A well-kept secret in America's schools
Gorbachev & Co.
Assisting Egypt now
Japanese claims of homogeneity backfire. Politicians' remarks anger minorities, as well as other nations
Children going forth into the world. For ages 2 through 7
A Central American tragedy
Secrecy veils group blending piety and terror
Women established new political beachheads in '86 election. They aimed for higher offices and waged strong campaigns
Superpower space ties. Despite the US-Soviet stalemate over an arms accord, one idea discussed at Reykjavik has borne fruit: joint space research. A...
Fallout from US-Iran deals. US credibility with Arabs temporarily threatened
Reagan strategists looking to put him back on the offense. Broad domestic goals, nuclear arms reduction head agenda
The national mood for do-it-yourself justice
Two rising dance stars take talents different ways
Spanning spectrum of American schooling. Older college students add to campus diversity
Two sensitive tales about growing up. For preteens
Blacks find little hope in British inner city. Last year, rioting erupted in several of Britain's inner city areas. In Handsworth, the scene of the...
Finding the meaning of life
Republicans in disarray in Massachusetts
Europe's arms imbalance not apt to change soon. Money and politics restrain West from boosting its forces
An auditorium echoing with music
Despite concern, black Africa's population picture grows worse
NBA season features shuffled personnel, but same-look Celtics. Sixers, Bullets do major remodeling by swapping stars
`The Princess and the Goblin'. Classic fairy story
Washington softens position on key World Bank loan to Chile. US fears blocking loan would hinder democratic transition
On the trail of RUSSIAN ANTIQUES
The wildest ride in the history of goatdom
On to 1988
Meet the Three Kings, a gift elephant, a boy poet
BankAmerica appears to have spun out of takeover territory
Assessing impact of California vote that ousted three justices. Some see possible `targeting' of judges by interest groups
In Mideast, a new generation of antagonists
Transmuting political theater into film. Akalaitis targets nuclear power and `aggressive male attitudes'
GOP stumbles over the gender gap
The rat who loved beauty. For ages 12 and up