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Monitor Archive for December 12, 1986
News In Brief
Boston museum unveils its brightly refurbished Evans wing
The cities that businesses are eyeing
Savannah. This Southern belle of a city, designed as a Colonial settlement, is now considered a masterpiece of early urban planning.
China's wealthy face higher taxes
Gulf foes: battles at home, too. Iran's leaders - every man for himself
Becker moves toward top tennis ranking. Masters winner Lendl still No. 1, but West German teen is on rise
Women's movement leaves its mark on job and family laws. Progress seen as `evolution not revolution'
Iran affair and public ethics. Scandal is seen as symptomatic of other national ills
HOMES BY MAIL. You've seen the magazines, brimming with floor plans, at supermarkets and home improvement centers. For some people, sending away for...
Regional phone companies gird for local toll-call competition. Competition by firms like MCI, Sprint could mean lower phone bills
Dealing with Iran
A small investment in safety
Everything but a submarine ride
Simple pump makes big splash in Africa
Bonn should withstand American arm twisting, US economist says
A quarter century of giving
Bellingrath Gardens. Off the beaten track in scruffy woodlands near Alabama's Mobile Bay is one of the world's most beautiful gardens, a showcase fo...
The Everglades: Where the birds are
Upgrading college teaching and learning. Schools focus on grad-student instruction. At most major colleges, freshman and sophomores take their cours...
US considers cutting NATO funds and manpower. British Labour leader's US visit is catalyst for strategy rethinking
Sendak shapes a cinematic fairy tale
Foreign-language videos hit US market. `Rambo' Egyptian-style, Spanish version of Stallone's `Cobra': video retailers cash in on growing interest in...
Statesman who asks questions
German shipbuilder's bid to South Africa ruffles feathers
Midwest utility rising from A-plant mire
That's no rivulet
What would Christmas be like without shopping and gifts? For a fresh angle on the `holi-days,' join in the festivities of a Dutch Christmas
Press curbs target Pretoria activists. Aim is to deny key opponents publicity and support
The contras: a sorry sight despite 4 years of US help
A US student's film survey of religion in USSR
Some journeys without the wise men
Upgrading college teaching and learning. Research experience enriches undergrads. Educators are tapping the educational potential offered by undergr...
Soviet grain crop up, US exports down
Packages help families gather at new locales. A `white Christmas' this year could mean basking on the white sandy beaches of the Caribbean
Close the gate on Iran
US knocks on Japan's doors. Visitors ask for economic, social openness
Exchanging tanks for talk to get Poland on track. Jaruzelski is trying to revive government-Solidarity dialogue
Messiah's gift to you
Even beavers rest sometimes
Richard von Weizs"acker
Rice considers bridging gap between sciences and humanities
Brazil: call for strike tests public reaction to economic reforms
Central Florida's aqua-entertainers. Each aquatic mega-attraction, Sea World and Disney-Epcot's the Living Seas, offers its own blend of fun and edu...
Wall Street comes to Congress. Regulators look at ways to close the window on abuses and restore confidence to investors
Surprise: Massachusetts' fiscal cupboard is bare once again
Employers leery about duties under new US immigration law. Some voice concern over possible litigation, others see `nuisance'
Iraqi woes magnified by economic crunch
NATO proposes talking within a pan-European framework. Ministers agree to forum for new conventional arms cut talks
Greyfield Inn. Want to get away from it all - in high style? This gracious Victorian home nestled on a wilderness island offers a unique combination...
Language vs. thought
Deck the halls with your own homemade ornaments