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Monitor Archive for August 31, 1987
Kind-hearted Billy Martin a natural as youth baseball teacher
Think of London. What do you see? The Palace of Westminster? Tower Bridge? A Barbican show will make you think again.
With calm words and a passion for justice, he nurtures Sweden's welfare state
The not-cool collegians are back on the screen for further revenge
Slavery regains foothold in regions of Sudan. Tribes use government-provided defensive arms to raid neighbors
Musical sleuth unravels the `Puccini Mystery'
`A Southern Family': Godwin on life amid the magnolias
The Bible is for healing
Winning the White House. The political dynamics of 1988
Philippine coup attempt highlights military problems
Life's little inconsistencies - they abound in Iran's Islamic revolution
Parents want more say-so in how schools operate
Using division to multiply stocks
Sights and sounds from a critic's magical mystery tour
A critic's musings. When art-world stars come and go as quickly as rock stars and movie idols, critics and art professionals need to go beyond a con...
Erratic rains test staying power of Asia's green revolution. Century's worst drought spurs search for new ways to protect and increase farm producti...
The rise of administrators, and the fall of the humanities
Investors have done well, but the market is walking on air
Communications battle is waged under water and in space. Fresh competition from fiber-optic cable stings satellite industry
Loud, sweet, and memorable
Day care in Sweden: the debate runs deep. The emergence of private centers jolts the welfare state
Videos recapture some of the magic of reading aloud
Striking miners' retreat deals setback to black activism in S. Africa
Gulf mines provide additional source of war-caused environmental damage
The `new poor' in the oil patch. They slipped from the middle class, without much safety net
Law Lords under a microscope. `Spycatcher' sparks scrutiny of Britain's highest court
Forum boosts Soviet-American ties
Candidates and the times
There was a cobra in the third row, but Segovia played on
`Shear Madness': a whodunit that allows you to say who did it
Britons up in arms about guns after rampage