June 1, 1987

CLOSE-UP: DON CHERRY

The fans’ favorite

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LEGACY OF DESPAIR

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VICTORY'S CHILDREN

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CLOSE-UP: DON CHERRY

The fans’ favorite

When he stopped playing hockey after more than 17 years as a hardworking journeyman in the minor leagues, Don Cherry found work selling Cadillacs in Rochester, N.Y. That job in 1970 was one that Cherry, then 36, said that he hated. “Believe it or not, I was so shy I used to pray it would rain just to keep the customers from coming into the showroom,” he said.
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LEGACY OF DESPAIR

In a musty, dimly lit room near the centre of the West Bank town of Ramallah, a small, quiet Palestinian Arab boy named Mohammed sat fidgeting with the zipper on his grey corduroy jacket. He had soft brown eyes and curly black hair, which he covered with a black-and-white checked kaffiyeh draped loosely over his head in traditional Palestinian fashion.
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VICTORY'S CHILDREN

They sat on the grass in Kiryat Arba, a West Bank settlement town set in a biblical landscape of rocky hills, old stone walls and olive groves. There were two dozen of them, Jewish high-school students living just 30 km south of Jerusalem, but a world apart and a dangerous world at that.
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BUSINESS WATCH

Power’s new Siberian connection

If Canada is ever to become a sophisticated exporter, rather than just another Manchuria selling off its resources, we must evolve a new breed of corporate cats who can prowl the business jungles out there, free of the hidebound timidity that has traditionally held us back from becoming world-class traders.
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WORLD

The deadly mistake

It had the power to hunt and destroy submarines and it could blast incoming missiles out of the sky. Still, on the night of May 17 the uss Stark, a $260-million guided missile frigate sailing in the war-torn Persian Gulf, failed to defend itself against a surprise attack by an Iraqi Mirage F-l fighter-bomber specially armed with two French-made Exocet missiles.
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NATURE

The fear of killer dogs

On her way home from school in the early afternoon of March 31, seven-year-old Heather Borle was frightened because three American pit bull terriers were loose in the lane behind her house in Kamloops, B.C. She asked a neighbor, 71-year-old Sue Kitamura, to walk with her past the dogs.
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CANADA

The Tory revival plan

June may be the most important month for the Mulroney government since the election that swept it to power in September, 1984. It will certainly be the busiest. Deeply troubled by their lastplace position in opinion polls, Tory strategists are planning a series of sweeping policy announcements aimed at convincing Canadians that the government knows both where it is headed—and how to get there.
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BUSINESS/ECONOMY

Countdown to an open market

About a dozen agreements have already been signed and scores more are close to being worked out. As the June 30 deadline for the deregulation of the Canadian securities industry nears, Bay Street brokerage executives in Toronto are scrambling to negotiate deals aimed at ensuring the survival of their companies in an industry suddenly dominated by large and powerful international players.
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ISRAEL'S ANGRY PEACE

As the June sun climbed into the sky, burning the last wisps of morning mist from the desert, the Egyptian air force stood down from its daily dawn alert. At a dozen bases along the Nile Delta and the Suez Canal, President Gamal Abdel Nasser’s young fighter pilots stretched out in deck chairs to enjoy a coffee break.
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COLUMN

Open for business, up for sale

Is anyone minding the store? The government of Canada is so busy trying to get itself re-elected that it’s not even watching what’s going on in the country. The Tories’ laissez-faire attitude toward the nation it was elected to guard is becoming rather ludicrous.
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