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Volume 14, Number 37, September 18, 1987

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Interviews

Franklin Chang Díaz  

by Marsha Freeman

The first Hispanic-American astronaut talks to EIR’s Marsha Freeman about man’s role in space.

Feature

Nonlinear Radiation: The True Total War  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

During the span of the coming four to five years, almost certainly, a technological revolution in warfare will have completed its first phase. It will be more awesome than that which exploded over Hiroshima and Nagasaki back in 1945. The full electromagnetic spectrum, from less than 10 Hertz into the gamma-ray region, will emerge as the arsenal which dominates the arenas of strategic and tactical conflict.

Seminar in Munich Looks at Radio-Frequency Weapons  

by George Gregory

AIDS Update

Los Alamos Reports Mutation of AIDS Virus  

For an Apollo-Style Crash Research Effort, and Public Health Measures  

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

AIDS Hearings: Crisis Management Won’t Work  

Departments

Report from Rio  

by Andrea Olivieri

Brazil Forced To Back Down.

Africa Report  

by Mary Lalevée

Toward an African Debt Club?

Report from Rome  

by Antonio Gaspari

The Green Menace.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Why Was Honecker Sent to Bonn?

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Valdez

At the Crossroads.

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

A “Shining Path” for Colombia?

Editorial  

When the Japanese go marching out.

Science & Technology

Toward a ‘Space Agency’ for All of Latin America  

by Marsha Freeman

Space Shuttle Astronaut Franklin Chang Díaz describes his research in fusion propulsion, and his proposal for a Latin American space agency.

Brazil’s Ambitious Program Points Toward Continent-Wide Space Agency  

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

Economics

Texas Bank Failure Shows Cracks in the System  

by Christopher White

The collapse of Houston’s largest bank doesn’t reflect simply “oil patch” problems, but is more likely a prelude to a broader crash.

IMF Gets the ‘No’ Vote in Election Defeat for Argentina’s Alfonsín  

by Cynthia R. Rush

There are few international bankers who are not sweating profusely as they examine the results.

Currency Rates  

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

Europe Prepares for Dollar Crash.

City of London  

by Stephen Lewis

Why the Central Bankers Are Worried.

Brazil Achieves Uranium Enrichment and Closes Nuclear Fuel Cycle  

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

It took eight years of intense work to realize the dreams of former President Getulio Vargas.

Domestic Credit  

by David Goldman

How Far Will Interest Rates Rise?

Labor in Focus  

by Joyce Fredman

Auto Industry Run Over by “Recovery.”

Business Briefs  

Books

The U.S. Constitution: Two Hundred Years Later  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Our federal Constitution of 1787 has endured the tests of time, as no other in the history of mankind has been able to meet that test,” writes Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., in a Bicentennial tribute. “This year, we celebrate the anniversary of this Constitution with the publication of a major work currently in progress at the printer, historian Graham Lowry’s How the Nation Was Won.”

A Little Bicentennial Detective Story  

by Anton Chaitkin

Looks into a new angle on Shays’ Rebellion, the uprising that convinced many American leaders that a permanent national government was needed.

The American Debt Crisis: Need It Destroy Us?  

by David Goldman

Reviews The National Debt by Lawrence Malkin and Beyond Our Means by Alfred L. Malabre, Jr.

Books in Brief  

Mars 1999 by Brian O’Leary, and Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut’s Journeys by Michael Collins.

Books Received  

International

Washington Slides Toward Pact with Moscow  

by Konstantin George

The Intermediate Nuclear Force (INF) accord would terminate the U.S. nuclear presence in Western Europe, and thus leave the continent prey to Soviet intimidation and blackmail—and glasnost is a key part of the process.

Arrest of Italian Arms Smugglers Rocks West Europe’s ‘Irangate’ Apparatus  

by Umberto Pascali

“It’s as if Rockefeller had been arrested,” said one observer.

Real Issues Avoided in Danish Elections  

by Poul Rasmussen

Chad Strikes Blow against Qaddafi  

by Mary Lalevée

Pakistan: State Dept. Feeds Anti-American Wave  

by Ramtanu Maitra

International Intelligence  

National

International Panel Blasts Persecution of LaRouche  

by Nicholas F. Benton

“No truthful man or woman who has received this testimony could help but be struck by the power and influence of LaRouche and his movement.... We have also received an enormous amount of evidence, alarming in its implications, of the violation of fundamental constitutional rights of LaRouche and those associated with him and his presidential campaign.”

Pope John Paul II Celebrates Bicentennial of U.S. Constitution  

The speech the Pontiff delivered on Sept. 10 in Miami, Florida, at a meeting with President Reagan.

Blind Terror Threat to Public Figures  

by Ira Liebowitz

For an Apollo-Style Crash Research Effort, and Public Health Measures  

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

The testimony of Dr. John Grauerholz before the President’s commission on AIDS Sept. 9.

AIDS Hearings: Crisis Management Won’t Work  

Elephants & Donkeys  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Jackson and the Democrats’ Dilemma — Trump Card—But Whose Is It? — Pat Robertson on the Skids.

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Washington Columnist Upbraids Press Corps.

National News  

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