December 19, 1988

COLUMN

Wait four days, then arise

HOLIDAY FILMS

TINSEL CLOWNS

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COLUMN

Wait four days, then arise

It was Marjorie Nichols, the celebrated Ottawa columnist, who first milked her snake in Victoria, who pointed out about a year ago that she was tired of people making fun of Bill Vander Slap, the intellect who masquerades as leader of British California.
A lawyer’s woes N6N7
LAW

A lawyer’s woes

The ‘King of Torts’ finds himself in court
TINSEL CLOWNS 4445
HOLIDAY FILMS

TINSEL CLOWNS

COMEDY AND FARCE DOMINATE THE HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS LIST
THE YEAR OF THE PEACEMAKERS 1213
IMAGES OF 1988

THE YEAR OF THE PEACEMAKERS

Many of 1988’s signposts pointed to a moderation of the old muscular ethic
TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY 3435
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TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY

GORBACHEV'S DIPLOMATIC COUP AT THE UN, THEN A DEADLY QUAKE
A new negotiator N1041
TRADE

A new negotiator

Bush appoints a free trade guardian
SOMETHING WILD ON WALL STREET 5252a
HOLIDAY FILMS

SOMETHING WILD ON WALL STREET

THREE STARS TAKE SURPRISING ROLES
THE DEATH ROLL 3031
IMAGES OF 1988

THE DEATH ROLL

The year left legacies in ideas and entertainment
THE TALENT HUNT 3233
CANADA

THE TALENT HUNT

HAVING WON HIS SECOND MANDATE, BRIAN MULRONEY NOW MUST FILL SOME KEY GOVERNMENT POSTS
OPENING NOTES 67

OPENING NOTES

Karen Kain reveals all, John Turner disbands his team, and Dan McKenzie prepares for a hotter climate
THE YEAR ABROAD 1415
IMAGES OF 1988

THE YEAR ABROAD

Natural disasters took a grievous toll in lives and livelihoods during 1988. Before the cruel earthquake in Soviet Armenia last week, Hurricane Gilbert, the most potent ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, lashed Jamaica and other parts of the Caribbean in September, causing more than 250 deaths and an estimated $12 billion in damage.
THE YEAR AT HOME 1819
IMAGES OF 1988

THE YEAR AT HOME

There were important matters on the year's national agenda: abortion and the high price of housing, pollution and native land claims, immigration and tax-funded day care, a constitution to shift federal power to the provinces. And all of those issues spill over into 1989.
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DEATH IN THE RUINS

ARMENIA SUFFERS A DEVASTATING QUAKE
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