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Monitor Archive for December 23, 1986

UNICEF aids the children
TOYS THROUGH TIME. Put some jogging shoes on your imagination, because we're going to take a dash backwards to long ago. Actually, to lo-o-o-ong ago.
France and US pulled deeper into Chad-Libya battle. Libya attacks in Chad's north bring calls from President Habr'e for aid
Marina Whitman
Home for the holidays
Li Po on flutes, monkeys, and mountains
At high-tech toymakers, it's visions of '87
Stone throwing or prayer?
Activists turn to violence to push ecological causes. Tactics in Iceland show radical side, debate rekindled
To make his speaking beautiful
Ordering art by mail has advantages if you can avoid the pitfalls
`Greenhouse effect' on climate is a cloudy issue. Recent studies suggest that warming trend may be natural fluctuation
The new Washington morality
The great debate on SDI. Three books present more than 50 essays, speeches, and analyses that give both `facts' and a spectrum of opinion on the pro...
Foster care called wrong approach for poor neglected children. Report urges they stay at home, that training be brought to them
AN OLD SALEM CHRISTMAS. There is still a place in America where people celebrate in a quiet, simple way. There is no hoopla, no commercialism, not e...
Economist with ringside seat
New York program turns out new breed of `flower children'
Don't punish contras for executive branch mistakes
`Belgrade Six' trial
Home of Christmas tree takes a bough. Strasbourg celebrates enchanting evergreen, Yuletide tradition
Did US lose bargaining chip in talks on Iran assets?
Controversial peace institute finally gets (just) off the ground. For decades, advocates fought for a `Peace Academy.' Congress finally passed a bil...
Bid for democracy in China. Student protests cool but test Peking's reform plan
Coach Terry O'Reilly has hockey's Bruins bearin' down again
To the streets in China
News In Brief
Canadian makes waves at the UN. Stephen Lewis's favorite causes: Africa, women's rights, UN itself
Privatizing foreign policy: deregulation to an extreme
Moscow pleased Vietnam reformers got boost in shuffle. Soviets see possibility of liberalized economy, d'etente with China
Race tensions surface in New York. Koch says city should `rise up in wrath' over attack on blacks
US politics, winter, 1986-87
Helping Brazil street kids survive their way