Volume 6, Number 38, October 2, 1979


This Week

Cyrus Vance and the ‘Big Lie’

by Nora Hamerman

The Week in Brief


Foreign Exchange: The Shape of the New Monetary System

by David Goldman

European-Arab Gold Deal in the Making

by Alice Roth

Who Has the Gold? – Press Ponders Gold’s Emerging Monetary Role – Losers Weepers.

Domestic Credit: Fed Ignores Warnings on Interest Rates

by Lydia Schulman

Transportation: Fuel Allocation Targets the Midwest

by Stephen Parsons

Corporate Strategy: How Mr. Henry Crown Derailed the Rock Island

by Stephen Parsons and Charles Leone

Trade: What’s Happened To U.S. Exports ... and What Hasn’t

by Richard Schulman

International Credit: Dead Ducks and New Initiatives

by Susan Johnson

Britain: Bank of England: Full Speed Down Hill

by Marla Minnicino

Agriculture: Farm Credit: Overhaul Debated

by Susan Cohen


Holocaust: Eyewitness Report on China and Kissinger’s Crimes against Cambodia

I. Indian Journalist Tells of Horror

Pol Pot’s Murder of 3 Million – Indira Gandhi Appeals for Aid to Kampuchea – Tuol Sleng: Graveyard of Kampuchean elite.

II. The Story of One Who Survived

III. The Destruction of Phnom Penh

The Chinese Connection


IMF Will Be Dumped: France

by Nancy Coker

UN the scene of battle over “conditionalities” policy.

France’s François-Poncet: EMS Will Replace IMF

Jordan’s King Hussein: Peace Equals Development

Secretary of State Vance: ‘Progress Not Inevitable’

Britain’s Lord Carrington: Lament of an Oligarch

U.S.S.R.’s Andrei Gromyko: ‘The Triumph of Reason’


The Direction of French Policy

The Tradition of Friedrich List

French political economy from Jean Bodin to Charles Dupin–Part 1.

U.S. Report

NATO Admirals Send a Message to U.S.

by M.B. Seidenfeld and Charles Tate

Orient to high-technology export policy.


Kennedy and Seabrook

Ted clears the way for environmentalist violence.

LaRouche Says Nuclear Power Key 1980 Issue


Despite Carter, No ‘Breakthrough’

by Timothy Rush and Carlos de Hoyos

The truth about the U.S.-Mexico gas deal – Extended Negotiations: How Not To Buy Gas.

Economic Survey

Sudan’s Development Potential Faces IMF Destruction

by Peter Buck

Special Report

Decriminalization: Kennedy Campaign Plank in 1980?

by Valerie Rush

The Politics of the Paraquat Program

by Martha Zoller

Third World Condemns Easing of Drug Laws

Mexico’s War on Drugs


Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Labor Periscope: Two Janes and Two Unions for Kennedy

by L. Wolfe

Energy Extra: Saudis, Europe Move Against Oil Speculators

by Judith Wyer

Facts Behind Terrorism: French ‘New Right’ Backs Italian ‘New Left’

by Dana Sloan

World Trade Review

Gold and Currency Price Charts