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Monitor Archive for January 7, 1988
Potok novel `The Chosen' becomes a musical
In first days of the new year, millions of Japanese honor religious tradition
Promotions aim to attract new skiers; `surfers' hit the slopes
Challenges loom for Norway. Darkening shadow on a prosperous landscape
Kooka"i fashions: kooky to a T
Videomakers plan new rating system to supplement old. Symbols on packaging seen as consumer guide
Brezhnev's name fades from the map. Soviet reform suddenly has new impetus. Old leadership cults are under attack. Dissidents assess new law on psyc...
`Walker': history as tragedy ... and farce. Last-century event in Nicaragua: parable for today?
Ice complicates oil cleanup. But projects are underway to connect `dry' districts with neighbors who have secure water supplies
Soviet play makes sharp thrust at Stalin
Resettling Ethiopia's hungry farmers. Government targets 1.5 million for controversial program
US, China work to clear diplomatic air. Diplomats' ouster comes on top of trade, arms, human rights disputes
Prayer and the sole proprietor
Boston plan tells where jobs are and helps train citizens for them
Albert Gore Jr.
The Monongahela mess
Japan: a sigh of relief as dollar rebounds. But financial community awaits word on US trade figures
The message from Gaza
Talking about music - and the personalities who perform
Cold snap puts pinch on homeless
The rule of law in rape cases: still mostly a man's word and world
A guide to what makes the dollar tick. BEHIND THE UPS AND DOWNS
Lebanese events spotlight small but influential Druze community. Adroit leadership helps Druze survive ravages of civil war better than other Lebane...
Latin observers get mixed reports on Sandinista peace efforts
Turn-of-the-century Paris, a sizzling center of art - and music
Despite warnings, FAA plans to loosen safety restrictions. SQUEEZING AIR LANES
Philippine assassination trial draws new testimony - and new threats
When fashion runs wild
Morning sounds in Kenya
From young Belgian company, images of '50s women. Rosas group's movement is polished, its theme puzzling
Is the timing right for debut of GM's new midsize coupes?