Volume 16, Number 39, September 29, 1989



Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Bush Shows Disinterest in Germany.


by Mark Burdman

Soccer Thugs: “Satan Made Us Do It.”

Andean Report

by Jacobo Frontoni

Venezuela and Drug-Money Laundering.


Soviet Justice.

Science & Technology

‘Cold fusion’ Is Still Generating Plenty of Heat

by Ramtanu Maitra

A tour of the laboratories around the U.S. which are working on this new breakthrough in room-temperature fusion energy production, shows that despite what the “science mafia” is telling most Americans, scientists are getting exciting and promising results.

The Geometric Secret of Stradivarius

by Prof. Bruno Barosi

Of the Cremona Institute of Violin Building dispels the myths surrounding Antonio Stradivari’s construction of his famous violins in the 18th century. These violins were designed to resonate best at the natural tuning of C=256 Hz, and are being destroyed by the “modern” high A=440 Hz tuning.


Banks on Slippery Slope of Deflationary Collapse

by William Jones

What has already happened to the savings and loan institutions, will soon happen to the U.S. banking system at large, according to bankers’ testimony before House Banking Committee hearings.

Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Scandal in Italy May Have Irangate Links

Currency Rates

Stanford ‘Thought Control’ Engineers Manipulate Farm-State Decline

by Marcia Merry

Don’t expect any free discussion at the “town meetings” they’ve been setting up.


by Marcia Merry

An Apple a Day?

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

The Price of Perestroika.

Business Briefs


After the Junk Bond Collapse, Time To Change Course

by Christopher White

Sept. 15, 1989, will go down in history as the day the junk bond market died, and the biggest depression of the 20th century began. It is also a vindication of the economic thinking of Lyndon LaRouche, who predicted over two decades ago that this would come to pass, unless the current “post-industrial” policies were reversed. Is it too late? Chris White reports.

LaRouche’s Proposals for Economic Reform


KGB Strengthens Its Hand in Soviet Politburo Shakeup

by Konstantin George

Gorbachov has won his power bid—for now. But the deepening of the crisis in the Soviet Union means only one thing for sure in the longer term: brutal repression, whether administered by Gorbachov or a successor.

In Moscow, Talk of Coups, Civil War

by Rachel Douglas

Che scandalo, Mr. Kissinger!’

by Mary McCourt Burdman and Scott Thompson

His dirty laundry connections to China are hanging out for all to see.

Argentine President Backs War on Drugs

by Cynthia R. Rush

Colombian Government Offers Bounty for Capture of Drug Lords

by José Restrepo

Pakistan’s Benazir Bhutto Fights Back against Heavy Odds

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Trade War Consensus Grows in U.S. against Republic of Korea

by Lydia Cherry

The Daughter of the ‘Fifth Man’: Who Is Emma Rothschild Really?

by Mark Burdman

Lord Victor Rothschild and His Evil Circles

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

East Germany Tries To Stop Refugees

by Rainer Apel

International Intelligence


Illusion Outweighs Reality at Baker-Shevardnadze Meeting

by Nicholas F. Benton

Moscow’s hoped-for economic bailout didn’t quite materialize, but the Bush Administration has locked itself into the Soviet strategic deception game—summit and all.

Bush Is Informed of Responsibility if LaRouche Is Killed in Prison

by John Sigerson

Documentation: Telegrams protest LaRouche treatment.

LaRouche Associate Billington Fights Attempt To Impose Soviet Justice

Defeat of Koch Opens New Era in New York

by Dennis Speed

The Bronfmans: ‘Golden Handshake’ with Gorbachov

by Scott Thompson

Part IV of this series.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Bush Hedged His Bets on Gorbachov.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News