May 28, 1990

SEX, SAND AND CELLULOID 4243
COVER

SEX, SAND AND CELLULOID

THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL IS A 12-DAY CARNIVAL OF GLAMOR, ART AND COMMERCE
LABOR’S BIG PUSH 2829
BUSINESS

LABOR’S BIG PUSH

The signs of rising anger and militancy among the 2,600 delegates who gathered in Montreal for the Canadian Labor Congress’s annual convention last week were clear. Frustrated by union-negotiated wage increases that have failed to keep pace with the inflation rate since the 1981-1982 recession, many rank-and-file members lashed out not only at their traditional foes—their employers and the federal government—but also against the leaders of the CLC itself.
AN UNLIKELY MEECH ALLY 1415
CANADA

AN UNLIKELY MEECH ALLY

THE TORIES CALL ON JEAN CHRETIEN FOR LAST-MINUTE HELP IN RESCUING THE MEECH LAKE ACCORD
Spotlight on drama 6263
THEATRE

Spotlight on drama

Broadway hosts a wealth of serious plays
EXPLOSIVE TALKS 2021
WORLD

EXPLOSIVE TALKS

Nobody ever said that it was going to be easy. Washington and Moscow first tried to reach agreement on a mutual 50-per-cent reduction in long-range nuclear weapons in time for the Ronald Reagan-Mikhail Gorbachev summit in Moscow in May, 1988.
A ‘fascist Disneyland’ 2627
WORLD

A ‘fascist Disneyland’

A repressive regime will likely retain control
FESTIVAL FANTASIES 4647
COVER

FESTIVAL FANTASIES

AT THE HEART OF IT ALL—THE MOVIES
OPENING NOTES 1011

OPENING NOTES

Prince Edward creates an instant celebrity, Mary Collins wins behind closed doors, and George Bush runs down reporters
A Japanese coup 3435
BUSINESS

A Japanese coup

A record-shattering week for rare masterpieces
‘What a waste, not to have a mind’ 1213
AN AMERICAN VIEW

‘What a waste, not to have a mind’

Americans are reluctant to believe that the old Dan Quayle, who ducked Vietnam, has changed
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