April 9, 1990

THE RICHES OF SPORT 4243
COVER

THE RICHES OF SPORT

HUGE TELEVISION REVENUES ARE PROPELLING THE NEW SEASON OF THE BIG DOLLAR
A PROMOTIONAL GAMBLE 4647
COVER

A PROMOTIONAL GAMBLE

MILLIONS ARE RIDING ON STAR ATHLETES
The grand old game of stealing signs 6061
SPORTS WATCH

The grand old game of stealing signs

America is crawling with the owners of over-sized cerebellums who have found baseball an ideal escape valve from weightier ruminations
A survival strategy at the B of M 4041
BUSINESS WATCH

A survival strategy at the B of M

By the year 2000, Matthew Barrett wants half of the Bank of Montreal’s revenues to come from the United States
OPENING NOTES 1011

OPENING NOTES

Alice Munro balks at a ‘compliment,’ U.S. Republicans court Tom Clancy, and Sinclair Stevens makes his peace with the press
Big bad movies 6263
FILMS

Big bad movies

Canadian B-films aim low and score high
LETTERS 67

LETTERS

The worst thing about the campaign launched by Peter Kouda and others in Western Canada (“Prairie backlash,” Canada, March 19) is not their actions, but what I suspect has been a largely apathetic reaction. I cannot believe that politicians such as Saskatchewan Justice Minister Gary Lane are reluctant to publicly chastise Kouda and his counterparts.
From books to ballots 3233
WORLD

From books to ballots

Novelist Mario Vargas Llosa runs for office
Taking on tobacco 5455
HEALTH

Taking on tobacco

Smokers are trying new ways to butt out
Prime-time perversity 66f67
TELEVISION

Prime-time perversity

David Lynch brings his dark vision to TV
GREEN POLITICS 1415
CANADA

GREEN POLITICS

BOUCHARD’S LONG-AWAITED STRATEGY ON THE ENVIRONMENT CALLS FOR INCREASED CONSULTATIONS
The Heathrow Sting 2627
WORLD

The Heathrow Sting

British officials seize nuclear devices
AN EARNINGS EXPLOSION 5051
COVER

AN EARNINGS EXPLOSION

WEALTHY ATHLETES, MORE MONEY
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