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Monitor Archive for December 31, 1986
Cities across US rush to attract conventions: just look at Boston
Order in the court, where schoolchildren are jurors. Schoolchildren in Chicago see how the US court system works through the fairy tale `Rumpelstilt...
In his first report on the judiciary, Rehnquist urges higher judges' pay
Regan's job seems safe, but role curtailed. Appointment of new advisers clips the wings of chief of staff
Medicare chief is encouraged about welfare-reform prospects
Taxpayers jockey. Americans hurry to buy big-ticket items, sell real estate before tax law takes effect
News In Brief
Papers of the English Romantic poets. New volumes of the `Shelley and his circle' Pforzheimer collection
Rocketing into the year 1987
Manila: more than the `Magsaysay success' is required
The whys behind Soviet dissent
Get set for tax reform
Reagan in 1987
Peaceful use of US-Soviet conflict. New Year's resolution for post-Reykjavik era
Two faces of Damascus - safety and suspicion
A year's scorecard
Chrysler plant upsets some Detroiters
The big push into software
Blacks' economic gains, losses
For better recordkeeping, give overstuffed shoebox to the cat
Italian stuffed breads - filling fare for lunches, picnics
Pita Pockets. The nomad's staff of life has become a staple for today's `grazers'
Foote's `The Widow Claire' and Schmidt's `Black Sea Follies'
After dormant decade, folk music blooms
WORTH NOTING ON TV
What are you thinking today?
Angolan leaders win points in credibility battle with rebels. Support from former opposition leader seen as significant gain
At year's end, civil wars keep four nations in famine's grip. The African famine.
Iran's new approach to war, diplomacy. Two-pronged tactic aims to hurt Iraqi morale, reduce diplomatic isolation
Popular radio station is target of harassment in Paraguay
Macmillan conservatism:far cry from Thatcherism
Japan breaks symbolic limit on defense spending
For Chinese, posters are as much part of protests as marching
Protests in China: long a sign of struggle at top. Current student unrest comes amid jockeying for post-Deng era
Fiesta Bowl, others ushering in new era
Browns a team to watch as NFL playoffs move to stage II
Of printed cloth calendars that became dishtowels
Someone's got to cha-cha
Agenda for the 21st Century... concludes today with an article highlighting some of the themes that have emerged from interviews with 16 leading thi...
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