December 11, 1989

CANADA/COVER

THE NEW FACE OF THE NDP

WORLD

RINGING IN A NEW ERA

THEATRE

The Broadway bustle

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CANADA/COVER

THE NEW FACE OF THE NDP

FROM 1989: AUDREY MCLAUGHLIN BECOMES THE FIRST WOMAN TO HEAD A NATIONAL PARTY IN CANADA

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WORLD

RINGING IN A NEW ERA

CZECHOSLOVAKIA’S COMMUNISTS YIELD THEIR MONOPOLY
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THEATRE

The Broadway bustle

New York stages are brimming with spectacles
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CANADA

BATTLE FATIGUE

David McCaskill strode confidently into a Toronto courtroom on Oct. 30. The federal Crown prosecutor was looking forward, as he recalled later, to presenting a strong case against the four defendants awaiting trial. The men were charged with trafficking and conspiracy to traffic 15 ounces of cocaine—estimated to be worth $85,000 on the street.
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WORLD

A RUSTING IRON CURTAIN

SUPERPOWER LEADERS CONFRONTA NEW ERA
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CANADA

CHANGING TIMES

THE NDP GRAPPLES WITH REFORM
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BUSINESS

The price of peace

Defence cuts will cost thousands of jobs
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FILMS

Marital mayhem

Divorce dominates the season’s darkest comedy
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LETTERS

The possibility of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney raising the issue of human rights with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is ironic when the rights of countless Canadians appear to be given little consideration by the Mulroney government (“Moscow bound,” Canada, Nov. 20).
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RELIGION

The mystery of the Dead Sea Scrolls

In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd boy stumbled across one of the most important archeological discoveries of the century. Concealed in a cave on the shores of the Dead Sea, about 25 km from Jerusalem, he found a collection of seven ancient leather and papyrus manuscripts.
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