Volume 15, Number 43, October 28, 1988


Book Reviews

After Apollo, Next Mission Is Mars

by Anthony K. Wikrent

A review of Michael Collins’s Liftoff: The Story of America’s Adventure in Space.

Pessimism and Science Do Not Wed

by Louise Ghandhi

A review of In Praise of Imperfection: My Life and Work by Rita Levi-Montalcini.

How Not To Educate Science Teachers

by Warren J. Hamerman

Stephen G. Brush’s The History of Modern Science: A Guide to the Second Scientific Revolution, 1800-1950.

The SDI: They Got It

by Carol White

A review of The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy.

AIDS Update

Kaunda Attacks Approach to AIDS

Congress Passes $1 Billion AIDS Package


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Quo vadis, Mexico?

Report from Río

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

“Black Thursday” in Brazil.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Can Turkey Find Allies in the West?

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

A Setback for the “Environmentalists.”

Andean Report

by Carlos Méndez

Retirees March in Self-Defense.


What a Bush Victory Means.

Science & Technology

America Is Back in Space: On to the Moon and Mars

by Marsha Freeman

It is time to dig up NASA’s old plans for lunar and Mars trips, and develop the technologies that will make these steps to space colonization.


New Debt Swindles Add to Election Cost

by Christopher White

‘Beans with Rice’ To Pay Debt in Brazil

by Luís Barbosa and Lorenzo Carrasco

The Rape of New Zealand

by Allen Douglas

The rural sector of this once productive nation is being destroyed by a pro-Soviet financial oligarchy and the Labour government. The second in a series.

Currency Rates

Labor in Focus

by William Engdahl

The Swedish Model of Corporatism.


by Robert Baker

USDA “Helps” Count Farm Income.

Business Briefs


Profile of a Manchurian Candidate

by Warren J. Hamerman

Dukakis might have been telling the truth when he denied ever seeking professional psychiatric help; look at the persons who have surrounded him since he first ran for public office: Psychiatrists are everywhere.

The ‘Clockwork Orange’ World of Mike Dukakis’s Massachusetts

Duke’s Massachusetts an Espionage Center


1983 World War III Threat Is a Hoax

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reports that contrary to currently circulating disinformation, there never was a danger of general war in 1983, from our side, or Moscow’s. However, it was most useful to Moscow to induce the U.S. government to believe that such an immediate potential existed. As Moscow hoped, Washington and Western Europe “blinked.”

‘World Almost Went to War’

Autumn Forge: Will This Year’s NATO Maneuvers Be the Last?

by Dean Andromidas

An eyewitness report from NATO’s Central Region in West Germany.

New Soviet Command Reorganization Crafted by Marshal Ogarkov

by Konstantin George and Luba George

Paralysis Grips Yugoslav Leadership

by Konstantin George

Tonton the Florentine Takes France Back to the Fourth Republic

by Webster G. Tarpley

Analyzes Mitterrand’s regime.

Neo-Stalinist Coup in Czechoslovakia

by Luba George

Will Indo-Sri Lankan Accord Survive the Election?

by Susan Maitra

International Intelligence


LaRouche Rips Indictment’s ‘Paranoid Conspiracy Theory’

The transcript of the independent Presidential candidate’s Oct. 17 press conference at the National Press Club.

Judge Sets Date for LaRouche Trial

Mark Richard and Justice Dept. Moles

by Joseph Brewda

Dukakis Democrats Mobilize for Fraud

by Stephen Parsons

CIA Official Says Watch Perestroika, Don’t Finance It

Excerpts from a speech by Deputy CIA Director Robert Gates.

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Dukakis: A Reincarnated Mussolini.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Scowcroft: Bush Not Ready To Lead NATO.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News