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Monitor Archive for October 31, 1988
Beat it: `Gladiators' bring music to the streets
`Caf'e Crown': affectionate tribute to Yiddish theater types
Broadcaster recalls taking on a longstanding baseball superstition. Practice of remaining mum ignored as pitchers closed in on no-hitters
New drug bill: something for everyone. Reagan to sign law, but how to pay will be a problem for next Congress
News In Brief
Who's afraid of US rice imports? Not Japan's full-time farmers
Students stage 23-cent protest against cigarette ads
Jackson stirs voters in final pitch for ticket. But blacks remain wary of Dukakis; many say they will sit out election
Rights of church schools questioned after child abuse charges. Oregon has taken custody of 57 children, charging they were systematically beaten for...
Good ol' boy pastime exposed fraud
Western help for Soviets - their credit rates high with an American analyst
You are important
The emotions of the pledge
US-Contra policy: litany of errors
Giant debt-backed mergers haunt Wall St.
Americans assess US role in United Nations. CALL TO ACTION
Fun and games - and good science
Chuck Close gives Photo-Realism a new twist. He uses color to craft a kind of riotous pointillism
What's `in' in Webster's
The real state of Kansas: a Home Forum exclusive
A chastened BankAmerica makes slow, sure comeback
Remnants of ancient Japan. The culture of the warrior-aesthetes who governed Japan's provinces from the 12th to the 19th centuries is the subject of...
West to East: Kohl in Moscow
Dump now, save later with sludge bill. It's more cost-effective to pay fines
SOME PUNKINS! OshKosh carves out hefty kidswear market
Where have the Republican progressives gone? And why has `liberal' become a dirty word in America?
Soviets inch toward breaking ultimate taboo: reassessing Lenin's role. SACRED COWS WITH HOOVES OF CLAY?
Dukakis needs second wind in battle for the White House. Industrial-state focus stresses economic issues, Bush's elitism
Red Army's glory fades
Dukakis needs second wind in battle for the White House. Democrats may take a late swing at Bush's record as vice-president
In the FAMILY
A standoff in South Africa
After the election, expect an economic showdown