September 16, 1991

JOURNEYS INTO DARKNESS 4445
SPECIAL REPORT

JOURNEYS INTO DARKNESS

OUTCASTS DOMINATE CANADIAN MOVIES
LETTERS 67

LETTERS

When I heard the news on Aug. 19 that Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev had been ousted from power, my first reaction was rage (“Red is dead,” Cover, Sept. 2). We, the citizens of the so-called Group of Seven countries, allowed our leaders at the recent G-7 summit to squander an opportunity to promote Gorbachev’s visionary political and economic initiatives.
WHY THE SOVIET UNION DIED 2627
COVER

WHY THE SOVIET UNION DIED

AT GORBACHEV’S INSISTENCE, THE CONGRESS OF DEPUTIES ENDED ITS OWN LIFE
'WE WILL NOT SHOOT' 3233
COVER

'WE WILL NOT SHOOT'

I wish I could say that I was prepared for the second Russian revolution. But instead, when hard-line Communists launched their coup attempt on Aug. 19, I was on holiday in Bedford, N.S., near Halifax. I heard the news at dawn: tanks had moved into the streets of Moscow.
REELS AND DEALS 4041
SPECIAL REPORT

REELS AND DEALS

TORONTO’S FILM FESTIVAL IS A MAGNET FOR MOVIEMAKERS AND STARS
JODIE FOSTER’S ‘BEST PERFORMANCE’ 4849
SPECIAL REPORT

JODIE FOSTER’S ‘BEST PERFORMANCE’

AN ACTRESS CALLS HER OWN SHOTS
A TASTE OF FREEDOM 3031
COVER

A TASTE OF FREEDOM

LITHUANIANS GRAPPLE WITH INDEPENDENCE
THREAT OF ‘THE BEAST’ 2223
WORLD

THREAT OF ‘THE BEAST’

REVELATIONS IN THE TRIAL OF MANUEL NORIEGA THREATEN TO DAMAGE GEORGE BUSH AND THE CIA
A courageous answer to a tough question 1415
ANOTHER VIEW

A courageous answer to a tough question

While the people of the Soviet Union were fighting to preserve the fragile existence of their infant democracy, what were we doing in what used to be known as the Free World— back when we had a monopoly on freedom? Well, free people behave in all sorts of ways, since they are free to do so.
WANTED: NEW READERS 3435
BUSINESS

WANTED: NEW READERS

NEWSPAPER EXECUTIVES ARE TAKING BOLD MEASURES TO TRY TO ATTRACT A YOUNGER AUDIENCE
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