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Volume 41, Number 4, January 24, 2014

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Concert in Memory of JFK: Immortality in the Presidency  

by Dennis Speed

The Schiller Institute Chorus, augmented by singers and an orchestra largely comprised of volunteers from the New England Conservatory of Music, presented Mozart’s Requiem to an audience of 1,200 at Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross, performed exactly 50 years to the day, of a 1964 Solemn High Requiem Mass specially requested by the Kennedy family.

‘To Inspire a New Hope for Mankind’  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

This Cathedral Is Full of History  

by Ambassador Raymond Flynn

Recalling the 1964 Requiem Mass for JFK  

by Nicholas Di Virgilio

Why the Verdi Tuning Must Be Restored  

by Anthony Morss

On Kennedy and Mozart  

by Richard Cardinal Cushing

Feature

A Reference to Today’s Policy Committee Proceedings: A Report on an Unusual Production  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“I have never become a ‘Johnny One-Note’ in either music, politics, or strategy, and almost certainly never will be, now, after more than ninety-one years of life, and have been never in much danger of drifting from that course, especially now. We shall now come to the relevance of that point for insight into the life, and also the matter of the recent clinically concluding death of Ariel Sharon, after his long, and bitterly complicated political life.”

Right-Wing Rabbis Put ‘Death Curse’ on Sharon  

International

Will War-Avoidance Measures Rescue Geneva II Conference?  

Despite a last-minute reversal by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, by which he withdrew his invitation to Iran to participate in the upcoming Geneva II conference on Syria, a reliable U.S. diplomatic source expressed confidence that the talks will go forward, and Iran will ultimately take part in the process.

Gates, Dempsey Speak Out on War Avoidance  

The Future of Germany and China Lies in Joint Space Exploration  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The situation on our planet today is even more dangerous than it was in 1914, on the eve of World War I.

Economics

Trans-Atlantic Banks Face Explosion from Eurozone  

by Paul Gallagher

A series of events in January point to the threat of a crash of the huge zombie banks of the Eurozone—banks which are interconnected with the biggest U.S. banks in the overripe-for-a-blowout trans-Atlantic financial system.

EU Banking Union To Impose Dictatorship  

by Ulf Sandmark and Claudio Celani

Interview: Nomi Prins: An Insider’s View of the Historic Fight for a Glass-Steagall Standard  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Journalist, author, and speaker Nomi Prins has held senior positions at Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and Chase Manhattan Bank. She is also a strong advocate of Glass-Steagall.

Science

Mining the Moon To Power the Earth  

by Marsha Freeman

With China’s successful Chang’e-3 mission to the Moon, the long-hoped-for possibility of mining helium-3 on the lunar surface will become a reality, thereby advancing the prospects for development of thermonuclear fusion energy.

National

The Choice Is Clear: It’s Glass-Steagall Now, or Let the Bankers Rule  

by Nancy Spannaus

While significant numbers of Congressmen and Senators have signed on to the Glass-Steagall bills in Congress, no hearings have been called on those bills. It’s past time to follow FDR’s mandate “to bring private autocratic powers into their proper subordination to the public’s government.”

House Select Committee Needed for Truth About Benghazi Attack  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

The findings of Senate Select Intelligence Committee on the attack on the American mission and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, of Sept. 11, 2012, fail to address the most important issues.

Editorial

Closing in on Saudi Terror  

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