Volume 19, Number 6, February 7, 1992



Cecilia Soto de Estévez

by Carlos Wesley

Mrs. Soto is a congressman from the Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution (PARM), and an outspoken opponent of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Doug Griffith

by Carl Osgood

The mission director of the Magellan spacecraft describes the radar data that the satellite is sending back to Earth from Venus.

Col. Fletcher Prouty

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A retired career military officer who served in the office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the time of the assassination of President Kennedy, Colonel Prouty was an adviser to director Oliver Stone on the movie “JFK.”

Franjo Cardinal Kuharic

The archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia, gives an overview of the prospects for his nation’s war of independence.


In our Jan. 31 issue, the picture caption on page 22 should have begun: “The South Center uncritically accepts the unscientific conclusion that ‘the Earth’s capacity to absorb and render harmless the various gases and other substances that are generated by modern society is being exceeded,’ and the center advocates a redistribution of the ‘right to pollute.’”

Clearing Things Up on Chinese Art


Africa Caught in the Grip of Drugs

by Ives Zilli

La Piste Blanche, by Eric Fottorino.

Clearing Things Up on Chinese Art


Letters to the Editor

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

East German “Dirty Networks” Survived.

Andean Report

by Andrea Olivieri

The Envigado Scandal.


Strawberries: Delicious and Victorious.

Science & Technology

Magellan Unveils the Mysterious Planet Venus

by Carl Osgood

A wealth of data about Earth’s “sister planet” is being returned by the Magellan spacecraft.

Radar Imaging Our ‘Sister Planet’ Venus

by Carl Osgood

An interview with Doug Griffith.


Group of Seven Won’t Join the Re-Elect Bush Campaign

by Marcia Merry

Viewed from Europe and Japan, the crisis in the United States is clear. Bush finds himself “a Herbert Hoover in a country beginning to yearn for a new Franklin Roosevelt,” wrote one British newspaper.

Russia To Get No Aid, but IMF Looting

by Denise Henderson

How Much More Can Argentina Be Squeezed?

by Gerardo Terán Canal and Cynthia R. Rush

Lithuania’s Landsbergis Reproves Western Usurers

by Vytautas Landsbergis

A speech delivered in London by the Lithuanian President, on “Baltic Reintegration: Good Wishes and Barriers.”

Currency Rates

Iowa: A World Farm Center Now Plunged into Decline

by Sue Atkinson

Mexican Legislator Insists, NAFTA Is No Panacea

by Carlos Wesley

An interview with Cecilia Soto de Estévez.


by Anthony K. Wikrent

Food Cartels Tighten Their Grip.

Business Briefs


Reopen the Search for the Assassins of John F. Kennedy

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The attacks from establishment loyalists against Oliver Stone’s film “JFK” indicate that a raw nerve has been hit. The Warren Commission’s report is exposed as a coverup, and a lot of people are demanding some answers.

‘President Kennedy Was Killed by a Murder, Inc.’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

An interview with Col. Fletcher Prouty.

Scribblers Assail Oliver Stone’s ‘JFK’

Stone Answers Critics of Jim Garrison

by Oliver Stone

The Strategic Issues Behind the Kennedy Assassination

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.


Heat Is on Russia’s Yeltsin To Break with ‘Shock Therapy’

by Konstantin George

Will the President break with the disastrous policies of Economics Minister Gaidar? A national strike wave is building, and a solid faction in the Moscow government is demanding a change.

‘Shield’ Demands Tools for Production

A resolution by young Russian military officers.

Croatia Needs New Model, Free from Collectivism and Unbridled Capitalism

An interview with Franjo Cardinal Kuharic.

Situation Getting Desperate in Armenia

Cuban Executed in U.S.-Fidel Deal

by Carlos Wesley

Libya: U.N. Vote Overturns International Law

by Joseph Brewda

Will Libya Be the Next Target of an “Operation Desert Storm”?

German Neo-Nazis ‘Made in U.S.A.’

by Rainer Apel

International Intelligence


A Sorry ‘State of the Union,’ by an Emperor in Old Clothes

by H. Graham Lowry

Like King Canute of England, President Bush hopes that if he orders it done, the winds and the waves and the volcanoes will obey his will, whenever it comes upon him to give such an order.

LaRouche Campaign Gains Ground

by Anita Gallagher

Education Bill Just Another Bandaid

by Joyce Fredman

Part 1 of a two-part report.

100,00 March for Life in Nation’s Capital

Virginia Death Row Inmate Spared, as Debate Rages over Judicial Barbarism

by Paul Gallagher

Herbert Bassette will live, but only thanks to a gubernatorial intervention at the last minute.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Death Penalty Becomes Campaign Issue.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News