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Volume 16, Number 33, August 18, 1989

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Interviews

John Bruce Medaris  

by Marsha Freeman

Interviewed in Huntsville, Alabama, the man who led the U.S. race into space in the late 1950s looks at the problems and prospects current U.S. space efforts.

Jacques Cheminade  

by Nora Hamerman

On the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution, the leader of France’s European Labor Party relates that era’s best contribution to humanity, its “polytechnique” system of scientific and cultural education, to recent positive events in France.

Gen. T’eng Chieh  

The elder statesman of the Kuomintang party in the Republic of China discusses how his country can serve as a catalyst for creating a new international antiCommunist movement. Concluding a five-part series.

Departments

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

National pact against usury.

Vatican  

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

Catholics in the Russian Empire.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Crackdown Feared in East Germany.

Satanwatch  

by Carol White

John Markham, Devil’s Advocate.

Editorial  

LaRouche Still in Jail.

Science & Technology

Medaris: The Man Who Put America into Space  

by Marsha Freeman

Together with Wernher von Braun, U.S. Army General John Bruce Medaris—now Father Medaris—led the effort to build the rockets which were to put the first American satellite into space in 1958, and three years later, the first American into orbit. His 1958 proposal for a 14-year effort to establish a permanent manned outpost on the Moon provided the basis for the Kennedy space program.

Space Programs Must See Fifteen Years Ahead  

Interview with Gen. John Bruce Medaris (ret.).

Economics

Now, the Food Crisis LaRouche Predicted  

by Christopher White

Countries like Peru and Mexico may not be able to find the food they need—at any price.

After Debt Deal, ‘Common Market’ Hoax To Starve Mexico, Hurt U.S. Too  

by Peter Rush

Half the Bush cabinet traipsed to Mexico for a photo-op and the latest “free trade” swindle, designed to sink the U.S. economy to Mexican levels, and Mexico to Iranian levels.

Currency Rates  

Agriculture  

by Robert L. Baker

Soybean Futures Prices Tumble.

Energy Insider  

by John Hoefle

The Eye of the Hurricane.

Banking  

by John Hoefle

The “Bailout” that Wasn’t.

International Credit  

by William Engdahl

“That Little-Known BIS.”

Business Briefs  

Feature

Science, Morality, and Singing Debated in Venice  

by Nora Hamerman

On June 20 the Cini Foundation hosted a seminar on “Giuseppe Verdi and the Scientific Tuning Fork,” focusing on the Schiller Institute’s campaign to return to the natural, lawful tuning of middle C=256 Hz. Participants included performing artists, physicists, musicologists, and cultural figures—all leaders in their respective fields.

Tuning as the Key to Interpretation  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Where Have All the Great Voices Gone?  

by Gino Bechi

By Italian baritone Gino Bechi, guest of honor at the seminar.

Music and the Curvature of Space  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Should the ‘A’ Go Lower Still? Father Pellegrino Ernetti  

Abbott of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.

International

Grain Harvest Emergency Heightens Gorbachov’s Woes  

by Konstantin George and Rachel Douglas

The Soviet leadership has called for further emergency measures to deal with drought and overwhelming infrastructure bottlenecks.

Beijing Pivoting toward Moscow  

by Linda de Hoyos

To get the sweetheart deals they used to get from the U.S.

Contras Sacrificed in Deal with Soviet  

by Carlos Wesley

The Bush Administration is dumping these drug-trafficking mercenaries, or it may decide to redirect them against Panama.

Kissinger Backs the Beijing Dictatorship  

The Chinese-language World Journal reports student leader Wu’er Kaixi’s challenge to Dr. K.

New Zealand: New Prime Minister: Worse than the Old  

by Allen Douglas

The Leading Role of ‘Free France’ in the World Today  

by Nora Hamerman

Interview with Jacques Cheminade.

International Intelligence  

National

Is ‘Moderate’ Rafsanjani Blackmailing Bush?  

by Nicholas F. Benton

The same practices for which Reagan Administration officials are being prosecuted in the Irangate affair, are now being pursued openly by Reagan’s successor in the White House.

Irangate Heats Up as Two Scandals Merge  

by Herbert Quinde

Homosexual powerbroker Craig Spence points the finger at Bush’s man Donald Gregg.

LaRouche Testifies for Defense in New York Trial of Associates  

by Warren J. Hamerman

Documentation: Why Henry Kissinger should take the stand.

Defense Contractor Hits Back at Use of Courts To Sabotage Defense  

by Leo Scanlon

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Anti-Trust Witchhunt against Doctors.

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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