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Monitor Archive for December 15, 1988
Hollywood plays defense attorney
PLO must yield more, security adviser Powell says
US plans boost in grain production. Drought, US-EC subsidy wars spur desire for change in policy
US debates whether to keep waiting for Arafat
`Smokeless' cigarette hasn't caught on. Tests in Arizona, Missouri reveal smoker resistance to new product
Panel urges delayed restart of Savannah River weapons reactor
Trade gap narrowing - but not as quickly as anticipated. Americans keep buying foreign goods, while export boom slows
Has media distorted issues in N.Y. child-murder trial?
News In Brief
Poortvliet's nostalgic look at Dutch farm heritage
Religious holidays should be lived, not litigated
American Jews join Israel's `Who's a Jew?' debate
Perspectives on Israel
Arafat inches toward peace
The enigmatic gaps in Gorbachev's UN speech
The Indian-Chinese summit. Symbolic of a changing relationship
Don't give up on GATT
End of an era?
Arafat's visa: Shultz has better tools for fighting terrorism
A chicken-or-the-egg debate pits US economic theorists. `First cousin' to monetarism proves highly accurate
Justy's new automatic transmits more pep
Charmed Christmases of donkeys, mice, ferrets, and their friends
Tomie de Paola: illustrator in touch with the child within
`What happened next?' Reading aloud on those long car trips can make all the difference for you and the kids
Musical tribute to a betrayed hero. `Estrella,' new Peter Child cantata, tells story of a Nicaraguan martyr
WORTH NOTING ON TV
Pressure or prayer?
US tired of Arab and Israeli `unwillingness'
Grappling with rights abuses in S. Korea. Activists say reforms have not reached repressive security system
Foreign rescuers break through rubble ... and Russian reserve
Angry Arabs say no new concessions from spurned PLO
Anglo-Irish relations plunge to a new low over extradition issue. Irish attorney general defends decision not to release priest
Prospects brighten for negotiations in Chile. Chile's political opposition has long demanded reform of the regime's Constitution before next year's...
In Paraguay, a smuggler's paradise brings a thriving economy. This landlocked country depends on officially-approved corruption
Despite new funds, Rio is unprepared for annual summer floods. Overcrowding, poor drainage, and piles of garbage complicate flood-proofing
'Cane-raising in Florida; many proposed variations for extra-point rules
The little parrot learned to say `Mazel tov!'
Metaphor for the sublime
Disease as an agent of war. Most people abhor the idea of biological warfare, but new technologies may soon make it easier
High-risk biological warfare research
Architectural literalism - or a macabre metaphor in concrete?
`Anthrax' Island: where life imitates fiction
Genetic weapon: is it on the horizon?
Meat and potatoes, with dignity on the side. At Cafe 458, the homeless have it their way
FBI rustles up a posse of TV-generated leads. Law enforcement officers are lining up to get their `dead-end' cases reenacted on a new set of TV seri...
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