Volume 16, Number 26, June 23, 1989



Grace Bumbry

by Liliana Celani and Hartmut Cramer

The Metropolitan Opera soprano discusses how returning to the lower musical tuning pitch, as demanded by Giuseppe Verdi, will improve not only opera, but will help revive the singing of classical German Lieder.

Strategic Studies

The History of LaRouche’s Comprehensive SDI Policy

by Michael Liebig

Assesses Lyndon LaRouche’s crucial contribution to the Strategic Defense Initiative, beginning with the seminars held under his guidance in 1974.


Andean Report

by Carlos Méndez

CAP’s Solidarity Appeal Rejected.

Report from Rome

by Antonio Gaspari

You Don’t Die of “Advice.”

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Germans Don’t Like the Red Flag.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

U.S.-Soviet Condominium Denounced.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

U.S. Puts Out Contract on Noriega.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Méndez

Hunger and Disease Stalk the Land.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Sri Lanka Wants Indian Troops Out.


Manifesto in Defense of Panama.


The BIS in Shift: Dollar’s Rally Is Ended

by Christopher White

The central bankers’ central bank has decided to junk its policy of “exchange rate stability.” This could set off a new crash of the financial system.

‘Patriots for Germany’ Conference Honors Economist Friedrich List

Patriots chairman Helga Zepp-LaRouche and others gathered in Cologne to honor the republican economist whom Prince Metternich considered one of the most dangerous men of the American Revolution.

Currency Rates

Plastic Bags and Ecology: The Scientific Facts, and the Politics

by Corrado Perrone

The secretary of Italy’s Plastics and Environment Association rips into this new absurd campaign by the Greenies to get rid of plastic bags.

Support Widens for Mine Workers’ Strike

by Marcia Merry


by John Hoefle

Thornburgh Wants More Cops.


by Robert L. Baker

The Drought Is Far from Over.

Business Briefs


International AIDS Conference V: Last Tango in Montreal?

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Scientists who attended this pornographic extravaganza were so disgusted that many said it was the last they’ll attend.

‘Kiss of Death’ for Official Line

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

A report on the First International Symposium on Oral AIDS, held in Montreal as a counter to the International AIDS conference, presented hard evidence of oral transmission of the HTLV virus.

AIDS: Where Are We Today?

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

A review of where science stands on the nature of the virus, treatment, and testing.


Kissinger’s China Card: The Drug Connection

by Scott Thompson

In defending the butcher Deng Xiaoping, Kissinger is also maintaining his masters’ interest in China’s huge opium production industry.

Washington Kowtows to Beijing Tyrants

by Linda de Hoyos

Moscow Prepares the Great Terror as KGB Sparks Uzbekistan Riots

by Konstantin George

Turkey Squeezed by External Crises

by Thierry Lalevée

A ‘New’ Afghanistan Policy, or the Same Old Sauce in a New Bottle?

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

More Fraud Expected in Mexico Elections

by Héctor Apolinar

Argentine Crises Stay, as Alfonsín Bows Out

by Cynthia R. Rush

Colombia: Narco-Terror Gets Away with Murder

by Javier Almario

President Barco is still in a “dialogue” with the killers.

International Intelligence


The White House’s ‘Clean Air’ Plan ... Stinks

by Nicholas F. Benton

The plan announced by President Bush is not only based on fallacious assumptions, it will be a death-blow to many vital U.S. industries. Why doesn’t Bush go with nuclear energy?

The Judge Who Inculpated Himself

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Recounts how Judge Albert V. Bryan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia made himself “guilty as sin” in the celebrated frameup trial against the “LaRouche Seven.”

Virginia Democrats Try To Rule Out Politics

Ray Cline Woos the Chinese Students

by Leo Scanlon

The “Project Democracy” crowd is trying to keep the balance-of-power game alive by cutting off the Republic of China’s influence on the Mainland.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Dr. K’s China Policy Blasted in Scandinavia — But for Chatham House, He’s “Absolutely Right”.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Economy Seen as Bush’s Downfall.


by Robert L. Baker

Parish Shut Down over Witchcraft.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News