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Monitor Archive for December 18, 1985
Mafia assaulted within and without
Pulling together when financial troubles pull them apart. Farm communities face threat of growing violence
Jordan emerges from Carter `exile' to run for the US Senate
Koch: his 3rd term is for the history books
Order trial jurors look for credibility of former members
News In Brief
Splendid distillation of a much-admired, little-read history by Sir Winston [BY]By Pamela Marsh
Revealing collection of anecdotes on war. Well-edited volume rewards reader with pleasures of understanding
The discreet new charms of Harvard Square
Turn-of-the-century recordings spark new field of inquiry: `phono-archaeology'
The ABM Treaty: obstacle to security
Deadline for Angola?
Letters to the Editor. Honduras -- and the death of Major Zuniga
Letters to the Editor. Constitution rewrite?
What's wrong with history?
Security and lie detectors
Maintaining NATO's guard
Why some market-watchers think Texaco stock may do well
End of interest-rate curbs will spawn new beckonings by banks
Spruce up a Yule buffet with an economical seafood mousse
Special holiday breads herald the German Christmas
Bringing warmth and light to the cold darkness of a Finnish winter
Half decent Christmas trees cost $5
Here comes Halley's. Scientists and laymen alike have golden opportunity to `marvel at the star'
Argentina ends one chapter, starts a new
AFRICAN JOURNEY. Tanzanian politics -- stamped with the Nyerere seal
BRITAIN/Government `suggests' violence be reduced on TV programming
Classic stories on home video give children gentle lessons in the arts and the Bible
Coward, Fugard, and Shaw grace New York stages Hay Fever Comedy by No"el Coward. Starring Rosemary Harris. Directed by Brian Murray.
They're skirmishing for yet a new world championship next year. 16 grandmasters cut to 4 in tourney held in France
`The storm may roar without me'
Polish leaders clamp down on dissent in education's ivory towers
China's economic goals are set dizzyingly high
Japan agonizes over joining `star wars' program. Issue sparks debate in parliament on Japan's role in East-West confrontation
Uganda signs pact with rebels, but no one seems happy
Raiders still winning the big ones; Dolphins near third title in row
As the conductor sees it
Family ties: Wives . . .
Family ties: . . . and mothers
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