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Monitor Archive for October 1, 1987
Ordered to mediate, litigants find they like it
Fiscal '88 begins with US still wrangling over budget. Congress, Reagan face seven-week deficit deadline
Lives spared as nearly all states move up drinking age to 21. As deadline for change arrives, only Wyoming and Puerto Rico refuse
US Treasury chief urges softer line on world debt. Baker also sees gold prices as tool in developing strategy for dollar
Democrats caught in renewed ethics bind. Dukakis tries to recover from Biden `video attack'
Reagan increases the pressure for confirmation of Judge Bork. He steps up speeches, will lobby senators in person and by phone
OPENING DOORS TO JUSTICE. Legal experts urge greater use of alternatives to formal trials. Many disputes yield to methods like arbitration, summary...
Environmental groups pioneer `debt-for-nature' swaps
Breaking away from Hollywood: Latin American filmmakers
Does press freedom stop at the schoolhouse door?
As books become big business, literary voices are hard to hear
`Days in the sun'
Gorbachev back at work
Why should Gorbachev call the shots on arms control?
Recession, not arms control, as the key to 1988
Show Gorbachev the real America
Avis deal could trigger other large-scale employee buyouts. Ownership may prompt workers to `try harder'
New-home sales up again
Insider trading in Canada - for a pittance
Dennis is still with us - and still a menace to Mr. Wilson
Mr. Rogers goes to Moscow. Piglet Hryushka and Daniel striped tiger speak to US, Soviet children in language of puppetry
Minnelli show tallies some `firsts'
Bold images of `Fiery Angel' at L.A. opera. Dazzling production boosts fledgling company's profile
Three `detectives' find Nijinsky designs. How did the great dancer actually stage the ballet `Le Sacre du Printemps'?
WORTH NOTING ON TV
SOVIETS AND SOUTH AMERICA. Shevardnadze's visit to Brazil brings talk of apples, oranges - and increased trade
Political `center' eludes Aquino government in left-right tug of war. Both communists and Army accuse Aquino of being `soft' on other side
Changing of the guard in South Pacific. Fiji turmoil signals wider review of domestic issues, Western ties
Coup leader says Fijians must hold to tradition
American golfers unable to match Europeans in Ryder Cup play
LOOKS LIKE IT MAY FLY. Canada tries a Loonie idea: a $1 gold coin
End of autumn
Rain in India. With the coming of the monsoon season, Ashok sent a strange request from Saudi Arabia
Soviet space program: up, up, and away
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