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December 25, 1989 Issue - 19 Articles
- TRB: Corporate Luddism, pp. 4-5
How businesses stifle technological progress
- Correspondence, p. 6
Historical Lincoln, the wealth of nations, etc.
- Summits of '89, pp. 7-8
Gorbachev meets with pope and President in the waning of an extraordinary year
- Notebook, p. 9
Lear goes green, Rather gets stoned, etc.
- On the Hill: Pay Dirt, pp. 10-11
Before going home, Congress voted itself a nice big juicy whaddyacallit
- White House Watch: Star of Malta, p. 12
Bush won the p.r. battle. Whether the summit was a substantive success is another matter
- Hungary Hearts, pp. 13-14
A return to Budapest, after 33 years
- Czech-Out Time, pp. 15-16
Spare a thought for all the apparatchiks and toadies whose jobs have suddenly become su...
- Paper Back, pp. 17-18
The underground past and uncertain present of Lidove Noviny, Prague's once and future i...
- Ten-Day Wonder, pp. 19-22
In Czechoslovakia, the opposition, sparked by students, has to make up its game plan as...
- Civics, Nicaragua-Style, pp. 23-25
Despite everything, it looks as if the Sandinistas are going to state a free and fair e...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Early Winter Roundup (4 Reviews) , pp. 26-27
Triumph of the Spirit (1989 Film), by Robert M. Young
- Triumph of the Spirit (1989 Film) by Robert M. Young
- Back to Future, Part II (1989 Film) by Robert Zemeckis
- The Little Mermaid (1989 Film) by John Musker and Ron Clements
- Dealers (1989 Film) by Colin Bucksey
- Married...With Cubism, pp. 28-29
At MOMA's giant exhibition, Picasso and Braque fight it out to see who can be more tire...
[+] Local Hero (Review) , pp. 30-31
Let Them Call Me Rebel, by Sanford D. Horwitt
- Let Them Call Me Rebel by Sanford D. Horwitt
- When Nights Were Full of Sex and Churches, pp. 32-37
[+] Saint Lulu (Review) , pp. 38-41
Louise Brooks, by Barry Paris
- Louise Brooks by Barry Paris
[+] God's Dandy (Review) , pp. 42-45
The Road from Decadence, by J.K. Huysmans and Barbara Beaumont
- The Road from Decadence by J.K. Huysmans and Barbara Beaumont
- California Diarist: Rich But Dumb, pp. 46-48
If Beverly Hills proves anything, it's that having too much money is no picnic
- Cover: Wenceslas Square