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Monitor Archive for December 5, 1986

Reagan's agreement to Iran inquiry is bow to party pressure
ASK THE GARDENERS. Questions & Answers.
Protecting privacy rights
These grads come with warranties
`Broadway Bound' affectingly rounds out Neil Simon trilogy
He relished English country life, when time moved slowly. The charm of a sleeping pig, the dazzle of poplars.
Brush blazes help test `nuclear winter' theory
Iran probe shines into dark corners. Was US intelligence lax - or worse?
Elegance, intelligence among Cary Grant's assets
`Samurai' Sato takes on Tokyo's rice restrictions. Japanese want to buy banned US rice
Throwing things
``Where is your faith?''
Critics' choices for that special gift. Photography.
No suspense in Heisman vote; Oklahoma's awesome statistics
Period melodramas force a choice on some viewers. New version of the Anastasia story vies with an enactment of Poe mystery
Arizona's Goldwaters: following the family fortunes and fame
Bay Staters deserved stiffer drunk-driving bill from the House
Critics' choices for that special gift. Art.
The soft sell goes even softer
Taiwan edges toward democracy. Island nation's vote includes a first: an opposition party
Swiss banks: private or secret?
Sampler of treats for the serious readers on your gift list. From polar bears to Shakespeare
Big finds among small books. Editor's choice
How Congress should respond
Babbitt report urges floor for welfare aid
Ex-contra commanders plan to breathe life into southern front. Leaders of southern rebels hope to broaden anti-Sandinista war
Redeeming the past. Forty-four years after Japanese-American internment, a community looks back at a time of shame and courage
Stop election speculations
Tenure `refuseniks' challenge system. Is the protection of academic freedom worth the many prices that tenure exacts? This question took on a new ur...
News In Brief
The first of 100 congresses
Taiwan's fledgling opposition party is off to a shaky start
Launching the Iran probes. Senators gear up for full-scale inquiry
FREEZE FRAMES
I applied for a permit to carry a slungshot
Proxmire: insider trading `grossly unfair'
To Benno Schmidt Jr., there can be no free society without privacy
Stepping out with the elephants
`Weapons of mass annihilation are immoral,' says British Labour leader on US tour
Launching the Iran probes. FBI's Webster discounts paper-shredding reports
Crooks find computers useful; terrorists see vulnerable targets. Computer abuse also endangers people's privacy, other rights
As the political cycle turns
Critics of takeovers as not so benign push for legislative remedy
Geneva meeting on ozone focuses efforts to set world standards
Iron butterfly
Behind French student strike: worry over society's direction. Immediate concern is over proposed education reforms
The impact of technology. New technology has made it easier to tap information on our personal lives. Laws are being passed to protect people from s...
Crafts in America - then and now. Beautiful books, provocative questions.