October 31, 1988

THE NEW TRICKS IN AN OLD TRADE 1616a
COVER

THE NEW TRICKS IN AN OLD TRADE

GETTING ON TV IS THE REAL ISSUE
TELEVISION DIPLOMACY 2829
WORLD

TELEVISION DIPLOMACY

KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN TRIES TO INFLUENCE THE OUTCOME OF THE ISRAELI ELECTION
Fighting for glory 48d49
SPORTS

Fighting for glory

A little-known Canadian takes on a superstar
Prime-time decline 6060a
TELEVISION

Prime-time decline

U.S. networks turn to the past for the new
MAKING A LAND DEAL 1011
CANADA

MAKING A LAND DEAL

Once again, there was the drumbeat of anger, threats that the confrontation could end in violence and the arrival of outside supporters to reinforce claims by the Lubicon Cree Indians to land. But this time there was a blockade of some 95 square miles of territory around Little Buffalo, Alta., northwest of Edmonton, which the Lubicon claim as ancestral homeland.
A dangerous trail 4040a
BUSINESS

A dangerous trail

Police pursue the profits from drug sales
PRIME TIME FOR A BLITZ OF ADS 2021
COVER

PRIME TIME FOR A BLITZ OF ADS

COMMERCIALS, NOT POLICY, PREVAIL
THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE 1415
COVER

THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE

TURNER BATTLES THE PHANTOMS IN HIS PARTY-AND THE GRIM POLLS
AND NOW, THE NEWS 2424a
COVER

AND NOW, THE NEWS

THE GAFFE IS OFTEN WHAT VIEWERS SEE
THE DOLLAR DEBATES 3839
BUSINESS

THE DOLLAR DEBATES

During the free trade negotiations, government spokesmen, including chief negotiator Simon Reisman, consistently denied that Canada’s dollar was a subject of discussion. The issue was a sensitive one because the Canadian dollar is closely tied to its American counterpart, yet any suggestion that the dollar would be subject to direct American control casts doubt on Canada’s ability to manage its own currency.
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