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