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Volume 16, Number 25, June 16, 1989

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Interviews

Fiorenza Cossotto and Ivo Vinco  

by Jeanne Bell

The renowned mezzo-soprano and bass from Italy explain that today’s high tuning not only strains the voice beyond its natural bounds, but ruins great vocal art by altering the register-shifts against the composer’s intention.

Gilda Cruz-Romo  

by Jeanne Bell

The Mexican-born Metropolitan Opera soprano says that it is the Classical artists—not conductors and promoters—who should determine what is good for the human voice.

Students in Beijing  

Moments before all communication was cut off to Beijing, a group of Chinese students was contacted by phone from Los Angeles, and told the world what really happened in Tiananmen Square.

Book Reviews

A Nationalist’s View of Pakistan’s Security Dilemma  

by Susan Maitra

Looks at Pakistan’s Security: The Challenge and the Response.

Contrasting Views of Western Water Works  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Hoover Dam: An American Adventure, by Joseph E. Stevens; and Cadillac Desert: The American West and its Disappearing Water, by Marc Reisner.

Departments

Vatican  

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

How Many Children Die from Debt?

Report from Rome  

by Galliano Maria Speri

No to the Green Dictatorship!

Andean Report  

by Javier Almario

World Bank Demands More Usury.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

What Can Germany Do for the Chinese?

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Valdez

On the Verge of “Argentinization”?

Editorial  

AIDS: A Disease Out of Control.

Music

New Fronts Open Up in the ‘War of the Tuning Forks’  

The Schiller Institute’s campaign to re-establish the international tuning standard at C=256 Hz has scored a big success with the announcement by Italian baritone Piero Cappuccilli that he will sing Rigoletto with the London Philharmonic at the pitch demanded by Giuseppe Verdi.

Verdi, Master of the Voice, Set Pitch To Keep Register, Color  

by Jeanne Bell

A conversation with Fiorenza Cossotto and Ivo Vinco.

‘The Human Voice Is an Irreplaceable Instrument’  

by Jeanne Bell

An interview with Gilda Cruz-Romo.

Economics

A Comeback for Project Financing  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Some circles in Western Europe are convinced that a “Richter 10” financial crash is in the offing. Political economist Lyndon LaRouche argues that it may just take such a cataclysm to get leading Western circles to drop their failed policies.

Brazil-Like Crisis Seen Ahead for U.S.  

by Leo F. Scanlon

A group of U.S. economists adds up the bill for two decades of post-industrial looting of U.S. industry, infrastructure, and workforce.

Oregon Rations Health Care for Uninsured  

by Linda Everett

Senate Bill 27 is a model for the nationwide effort to ensnare the elderly and infirm in a social-Darwinist nightmare.

U.S. Commits Wheat to China’s Oppressors  

by Marcia Merry

Top Scientists Cool ‘Greenhouse’ Hysteria  

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Currency Rates  

The Delors Plan, a Supranational Financial Dictatorship for Europe  

by Jacques Cheminade

Agriculture  

by Robert L. Baker

The World Beef Herd Is Dwindling.

Banking  

by William Engdahl

The Bush-Brady Savings Swindle.

Business Briefs  

Feature

China Struggle, a Turning Point for the World  

by Linda de Hoyos

Against President George Bush’s fond fantasies, Chinese Premier Deng Xiao-Ping took full credit for the butchery of students and other opponents of the gerontocracy ruling in Beijing. Millions are expected to die in the coming Mao-like effort to exterminate China’s intelligentsia.

How the World Reacted to the Tiananmen Square Bloodbath  

‘River of Blood’ Divides LaRouche, Kissinger Policies on China  

Interview of Beijing Students: ‘Let the World Know the Truth’  

Beijing: Good at War, Bad at Development  

Gen. T’eng Chieh, leader of Taiwan’s Kuomintang party and collaborator of the late Gen. Chiang Kai-shek, details the moral collapse of the mainland Communist Party.

International

Post-Khomeini Iran: Radicalism and Civil War  

by Thierry Lalevée

The insane scenes around the Ayatollah Khomeini’s funeral accurately reflect the current state of mind of Iran’s new leaders.

Kremlin Leaders Face Grave Internal Crisis  

by Konstantin George and Luba George

Menem Cabinet Augurs Ill for Argentina  

by Peter Rush

Terrorists Escalate, While García Talks  

by Liliana Pazos

Peru’s President has degraded himself even further by calling for a “dialogue” with the Shining Path.

OAS Puts Off Panama Meeting To Save U.S. from Embarrassment  

by Carlos Wesley

Buendía Case: A Mexican Irangate?  

by Isaías Amezcua

International Intelligence  

AIDS Update

New York City To Log Names of AIDS Carriers  

AIDS Spreads Rapidly Throughout Soviet Union  

AIDS: A Disease Out of Control  

National

Congressional Bloodletting Serves Wall Street’s Aims  

by Nicholas F. Benton

There is a method behind the mad mud-slinging on Capitol Hill: The Eastern elites’ shaping of the environment for eliminating constituency-based government.

China Overshadows Atlantic Council East-West Love Fest  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

There was a time-warp atmosphere at the Atlantic Council’s meeting in Washington.

RICO’s Assault on Constituency Groups  

by Leo Scanlon

LaRouche Takes Case to Supreme Court  

Philadelphia attorney Charles Bowser has filed a petition of habeas corpus with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ascher Freed on Bond, in Blow to ‘Get LaRouche’ Judicial Vendetta  

Documentation: Mrs. Ascher’s statement to the court before sentencing, and excerpts from her recent speech, “Virginia has become a fascist state.”

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Chinese Students Take Aim at Kissinger.

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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