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Monitor Archive for December 12, 1986
Iran affair and public ethics. Scandal is seen as symptomatic of other national ills
Soviet grain crop up, US exports down
Surprise: Massachusetts' fiscal cupboard is bare once again
Foreign-language videos hit US market. `Rambo' Egyptian-style, Spanish version of Stallone's `Cobra': video retailers cash in on growing interest in...
US considers cutting NATO funds and manpower. British Labour leader's US visit is catalyst for strategy rethinking
Regional phone companies gird for local toll-call competition. Competition by firms like MCI, Sprint could mean lower phone bills
Women's movement leaves its mark on job and family laws. Progress seen as `evolution not revolution'
Rice considers bridging gap between sciences and humanities
Employers leery about duties under new US immigration law. Some voice concern over possible litigation, others see `nuisance'
Wall Street comes to Congress. Regulators look at ways to close the window on abuses and restore confidence to investors
News In Brief
Upgrading college teaching and learning. Research experience enriches undergrads. Educators are tapping the educational potential offered by undergr...
Upgrading college teaching and learning. Schools focus on grad-student instruction. At most major colleges, freshman and sophomores take their cours...
Some journeys without the wise men
Close the gate on Iran
A quarter century of giving
Dealing with Iran
Language vs. thought
A small investment in safety
The cities that businesses are eyeing
Bonn should withstand American arm twisting, US economist says
Midwest utility rising from A-plant mire
Deck the halls with your own homemade ornaments
HOMES BY MAIL. You've seen the magazines, brimming with floor plans, at supermarkets and home improvement centers. For some people, sending away for...
A US student's film survey of religion in USSR
Sendak shapes a cinematic fairy tale
Boston museum unveils its brightly refurbished Evans wing
Messiah's gift to you
Gulf foes: battles at home, too. Iran's leaders - every man for himself
German shipbuilder's bid to South Africa ruffles feathers
China's wealthy face higher taxes
US knocks on Japan's doors. Visitors ask for economic, social openness
Iraqi woes magnified by economic crunch
NATO proposes talking within a pan-European framework. Ministers agree to forum for new conventional arms cut talks
The contras: a sorry sight despite 4 years of US help
Simple pump makes big splash in Africa
Press curbs target Pretoria activists. Aim is to deny key opponents publicity and support
Brazil: call for strike tests public reaction to economic reforms
Exchanging tanks for talk to get Poland on track. Jaruzelski is trying to revive government-Solidarity dialogue
Becker moves toward top tennis ranking. Masters winner Lendl still No. 1, but West German teen is on rise
Bellingrath Gardens. Off the beaten track in scruffy woodlands near Alabama's Mobile Bay is one of the world's most beautiful gardens, a showcase fo...
What would Christmas be like without shopping and gifts? For a fresh angle on the `holi-days,' join in the festivities of a Dutch Christmas
The Everglades: Where the birds are
Greyfield Inn. Want to get away from it all - in high style? This gracious Victorian home nestled on a wilderness island offers a unique combination...
Packages help families gather at new locales. A `white Christmas' this year could mean basking on the white sandy beaches of the Caribbean
Savannah. This Southern belle of a city, designed as a Colonial settlement, is now considered a masterpiece of early urban planning.
Central Florida's aqua-entertainers. Each aquatic mega-attraction, Sea World and Disney-Epcot's the Living Seas, offers its own blend of fun and edu...
Even beavers rest sometimes
That's no rivulet
Everything but a submarine ride
Statesman who asks questions
Richard von Weizs"acker
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