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Volume 17, Number 20, May 11, 1990

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Interviews

Laila Andersson-Palme  

by Åsa Narde

One of Sweden’s leading opera singers tells why she supports Lyndon LaRouche’s initiative to reinstitute the “scientific tuning” used by Beethoven and Verdi.

Book Reviews

‘Milken’s Monsters’ and the Junk Bond Debacle  

by Harley Schlanger

The Predators’ Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders, by Connie Bruck.

The Truth Sy Hersh Couldn’t Find  

by Carol White

American Leviathan: Administrative Fascism under the Bush Regime, an EIR Special Report.

Departments

Medicine  

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Wiping Out the Pap Smear.

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

Creating a Drug Smuggler’s Paradise.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

India Is Kept on Super 301 “Hit List.”

Vatican  

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

WWF and Church: Freemasonic Trick?

Editorial  

The Lesson of Vietnam.

Science & Technology

Maglev Technology Could Rebuild U.S. Transportation  

by Marsha Freeman

Even though the United States has done virtually no work on magnetically levitated high-speed rail systems for the last 15 years, there is still time for it to jump in with Europe and Japan on this more effective—and eventually more speedy—alternative to inter-city air flight. Marsha Freeman reports.

Economics

U.S. Revenue Collapse Feeds Hyper-Inflation, Austerity  

by Christopher White

It will be hard enough for Bush’s financial magicians to rustle up $30 billion to refinance U.S. government debt this quarter. But the printing presses may have to go into high gear for the upcoming $50 billion savings and loan “bailout.”

Two Germanys Agree on Monetary Union, the Key to Freedom in the East  

by Rainer Apel

They already have the power to put a lot more pressure on Gorbachov than they’ve done up to now.

Currency Rates  

One Million Farmers Protest in Europe  

by Marcia Merry

South Korea Reels from U.S. Economic War  

by Lydia Cherry

States Mount Rearguard Effort To Protect Remaining Industrial Base  

by Andrew Rotstein

Nuclear Deal Gives Pakistan a Breather  

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Banking  

by John Hoefle

Fed Moves To Take Control.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Repression of Lithuania May Seal Gorbachov’s Doom  

by Konstantin George

Only days after Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony rang through the streets of Vilnius celebrating free Lithuania, a stone-faced Gorbachov had to watch as 100,000 Russians demanded the end of him and the empire he represents. Ukrainian freedom could be next.

Bush Appeases Moscow and Beijing, Snubs Lithuanian Leader  

British Bring U.S. the Chamberlain Line  

by Mark Burdman

Red Army Mistreats Baltic Soldiers  

First-hand reports from the victims.

International

Bronfman Traded ‘Whiskey for Holocaust’ to Reds  

by Mark Burdman and Rainer Apel

Jews in Germany and Israel speak out against the pro-communist machinations of Edgar Bronfman, head of the World Jewish Congress and power behind the Anti-Defamation League.

John Paul II Calls for East-West Synod  

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi and Fiorella Operto

Pérez Basks as U.S.-Moscow Darling  

by Ana Maria Papert

Soviet Navy, Far from Being Mothballed, Is Stronger than Ever  

by Argus

UN Gets LaRouche Rights Case  

Part IV (and conclusion) of a formal petition submitted to the UN Human Rights Commission, seeking UN action against the political and judicial witchhunt against Lyndon LaRouche and his political movement.

A European View of the LaRouche Trial  

by Prof. Dr. Kurt Ebert

Of the Institute for Austrian and German Legal History.

‘On the Warpath’ for the True Performance of Great Music  

by Åsa Narde

An interview with Laila Andersson-Palme

Leading Violinist To Play Concert for LaRouche  

Bush Reaffirms Right To Kidnap Mexicans  

by Peter Rush

International Intelligence  

National

350,000 Rally To Defend Sacredness of Human Life  

by Linda Everett

They weren’t just talking about fetuses, but about the need to protect all human life, and to save civilization itself. President Bush’s continuing actions against the movement speak more loudly than his mumbled words.

Austrian Pro-Lifers Defend LaRouche  

Virginia Judge Follows ADL Orders  

by Bruce Director

Court testimony proves that the Anti-Defamation League is the grease between the gears of the government’s inter-agency “Get LaRouche” task force.

Budd Dwyer’s Blood Is On Richard Thornburgh’s Hands  

by Steve Komm and Jeffrey Steinberg

Gingrich Bill Is Slave-Labor Scheme  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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