The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor is a national weekly print newspaper published by the Christian Science Publishing Society and owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The paper was a daily until March, 2009; currently the website is updated daily. First published in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is headquartered in Boston, Mass.The average age of a Christian Science Monitor reader is 59, and 61 percent of the readers are women. The average household income of the newspapers readers is just under $94,000; over 72 percent have a four-year college degree and more than 40 percent have a post-graduate degree. It covers national and international news. The Christian Science Monitor is not a religious paper. The Christian Science Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes since 1950. The most recent was in 2002 for an editorial cartoon. In 2006, one of the paper's freelance reporters, Jill Carroll was kidnapped in Iraq. She was released after 82 days. The paper has also won other awards, including the National Headliner Award, National Society of Newspaper Columnists awards, and the Reporters and Editors Award. Mary Trammell is the Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan Wells is the Publisher, John Yemma is the Editor and Marshall Ingwerson is the Managing Editor.

Articles from October 14, 1993

Abondanza! A Feast of Italy's Regional Recipes Bounty of New Delights from the Bottomless Pot of Italian Cooking
IT'S no secret that Americans love pasta. Their passion for Italian food - both simple and sophisticated - seems to know no bounds.Cookbook authors are responding to the craze, which has been going strong for over a decade now, by specializing in either...
Albania's Rocky Road to Market despite High Unemployment, Europe's Poorest Country Seems to Accept Hardships Born of Reform
THE road out of this city's central square to the coast presents a stark symbol of Albania's paramount needs as it struggles to make itself a market democracy.A long stretch has been dug up to lay sewer pipes, with an untidy mound of wet earth and broken...
A Theme Park for Top Architects Vitra Industries Chooses World-Class Designers to Complete Its Factory and Museum Complex
ONLY minutes beyond the Swiss border, in one of the most industrialized areas of Europe, lies the small German town of Weil am Rhein. Rather than disappearing into the anonymity of surrounding industrial towns, Weil am Rhein has become a hip place.The...
AT&T and NCR: A Merger That's Working the Challenge Is for the Two Businesses to Stay Focused While Gaining from Having Larger Shared Resources
MARRIAGES of the corporate kind do not excite poets. But the one between AT&T and NCR deserves some kind of paean. In a high-tech world where most mergers flop, this one has worked.AT&T and NCR are beginning to show how communications and computers can...
Back from College, with Laundry
THE sight of my daughter standing among the household cleaners, holding her own box of laundry detergent, makes me cry."Are you all right, Mom? Would you rather I get a different kind?" Jessica asks.Earlier that day, I had watched Jessica put new sheets...
Battle Brews on Federal Reserve `Secrecy' Fed Chairman Greenspan Resists Attempts by a Lawmaker to Inject More `Sunshine' into Powerful Body's Operations
IT'S a battle as old as the Republic - the little guy against the vested interests, debtors against the bankers, the populists against the Establishment.This time, it's Rep. Henry Gonzalez (D) of Texas battling the secretive, powerful Federal Reserve,...
Bosnian Serbs Scour Land They Conquered Ahead of Partition, Paramilitaries Find New Means to Evict Non-Serb Residents
A NEW surge in "ethnic cleansing" is sweeping areas of the self-declared Bosnian Serb state where large numbers of Muslims and Croats are still living, United Nations officials, human rights groups, and residents say."It's all a prelude to the establishment...
Chair Collection Unseats Old Ideas about Furniture
ROLF FEHLBAUM of Vitra Industries began his chair collection in the early 1980s. It seemed only right that a furniture manufacturer should want to document the company's history, but the aim also became to research design development and the role of...
Christian Science Church Reaches Trusts Settlement
THE Christian Science Church and other parties involved in litigation over bequests valued at more than $100 million announced Tuesday that they had agreed upon a settlement. Under the agreement, the church would receive 53 percent of the assets, which...
Cleaners, EPA Test `Green' Ways for Getting Spots Out
CONSUMERS in search of more environmentally friendly lifestyles soon may be taking their clothes to the "wet" cleaners.Last week, the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics announced the results of a...
Clinton Absorbs Some Hard-Learned Lessons in Somalia
GOOD for President Clinton and his decision to send Amb. Robert Oakley, a seasoned Somalia expert, back to Mogadishu and restored to him the decisionmaking power that Adm. Jonathan Howe has exercised so disastrously there this year.This marks an important...
Crises in Haiti and Somalia Test US Internationalism NO MORE GLOBAL COP?
IN Washington "peacekeeping" is becoming a dirty word.American casualties in Somalia, plus Haitian hard-liners rampaging against a United States presence, are souring Congress on international interventions and forcing the White House to continue to...
Cross-Country Computing with Mike & Rob
PUT together a computer company and a telecommunications giant and what do you get?Here at NCR headquarters, Mike Foley is trying to place a video call. "Rob? Rob? Are you there?" His colleague, Rob Hudson in Naperville, Ill., does pop up on the computer...
Egypt's Role Remains Vital to Middle East Peace Process
THE recent signing of a framework agreement for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is a critical step toward a final agreement on a comprehensive Middle East peace.Some analysts question whether Yasser Arafat and the Palestine Liberation Organization...
Events
L.A. JURY STARTS ANEW For the second time in two days, a judge in Los Angeles on Tuesday removed one of the jurors in the case of two black men charged in the televised beating of white truck driver Reginald Denny at the start of last year's L.A....
Fathers - a New Vision
`FATHERS are like blocks of marble, giant cubes, highly polished ... placed squarely in your path," the novelist and short story writer Donald Barthelme once wrote. "They cannot be climbed over, neither can they be slithered past."This kind of father...
Germany's Asylum Law Shows Results at Border
GERMAN border guard Mario Waniek lifts his binoculars and stares across the Neisse River into the bushes and trees of Poland. He is searching for illegal aliens, but he sees nothing out of the ordinary."Earlier, whole families of 20 and 30 people, with...
Haiti's Uncertain Future
PERSISTENT determination on the part of the Clinton administration is essential to the eventual installation of Haiti's elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, in office.President Clinton's immediate, unequivocal denunciation of the refusal of anti-Aristide...
Housing Secretary Targets Homeless in New Action Plan
SIGNALING a shift in direction, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros has identified reducing homelessness as his top priority."I think that for a department whose name begins with housing there can be no higher priority than housing...
Insalata Di Aragosta Con Peperoni Arrostiti (Lobster and Roasted-Pepper Salad)
`There is no need for salt, garlic, or onion,' writes Julia della Croce of this dish. `The natural intensity of both the lobster and the peppers is more than sufficient; another bold element would only be an intrusion. But a touch of fresh basil marries...
Keeping Cool May Become A More Costly Proposition under New Agreement, Equipment Will Be Replaced or Updated to Avoid Ozone-Depleting Chemicals
THE dog days and high utility bills of summer may be over, but in the future keeping cool will not be getting any cheaper.Over the next two years, vast quantities of machinery will have to be replaced or retrofitted to meet the demands of the Montreal...
Musical Wunderkind Makes It to the Top
BODY & SOUL By Frank Conroy Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence 450 pp., $24.95WHY do publishers - and the media - choose to hype one book and not another?When it comes to books that contain sensationalistic material, the reasons, alas, are all too obvious....
No Beans, No Cookie
IT was dinnertime, and our two-year-old was again avoiding her vegetables. I asked her to eat her beans, but she refused and asked for a cookie instead. "No beans, no dessert," I said. She complained and started to get upset. But I remained...
Palestinian Groups Join to Fight Peace Accord Uneasy Alliance of Marxists, Islamists Aims to Replace Arafat
RADICAL Palestinians appear to be floundering in their search for a common policy to confront the peace accord between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) that went into force yesterday.But they are confident that the deal on limited...
Racial Undercurrents Roil New York Mayoral Race Dinkins and Giuliani Camps Fling Charges of Racism in Tight Contest
IN its waning days, the New York mayor's race has turned from a contest dominated by soporific policy proposals and nonstop schmoozing into a heated exchange over race, politics, and personality.Rudolph Giuliani, the candidate running on the Republican...
Regional Conflicts on US-Turkey Agenda
TURKISH Prime Minister Tansu Ciller arrives in Washington today on her first official visit, seeking a new phase in relations with the United States at a pivotal time in the Caucasus, the Balkans, and the Middle East.Officials here hope Mrs. Ciller's...
Russian Reformers Begin Campaign in the Hustings
THE fires have barely cooled in the White House but out in the Russian hinterland, the election campaign for a new parliament is under way.In a fourth-floor hall in the administration building of this industrial region east of the Ural mountains, the...
Russian Reformers Press Ahead, but New Obstacles Stand in Way
WHEN President Boris Yeltsin used the military to sweep Russia's parliament aside, he removed a major obstacle to continued market reforms.The legislature had been a bitter opponent of the government's tight-money policies and was also hindering the...
Unwed Dads Choose to Care for Their Kids Fathers Who Accept Responsibility for Their Children Help to Counter a Destructive - and Growing - Social Problem Series: FATHERS IN THE '90S - Last of a Series. Other Articles Ran Oct. 7 and 12
BRUCE DAVIS remembers exactly how he felt three years ago when his girlfriend told him she was pregnant: scared. He was only 20, he hadn't completed his education, and he didn't have a job."I'd always had a fear of fatherhood," Mr. Davis says. "I thought...
US Must Get Used to Being the Great Power
THE United States is learning what it means to be the superpower: casualties, kicks, anxiety, and little thanks. Small wonder that some would prefer not to be super, as though we had a choice. Pearl Harbor is the reminder once and for all that the US...
Wallach & Jackson Celebrate Their Partnership on and Off-Stage
IN PERSONSDirected by Martin Charnin. At the Kaufman Theater.ANNE JACKSON and Eli Wallach have been enjoying a love affair with each other and with audiences for nearly 50 years. They share their affection in the new theater piece "In Persons," currently...
Worth Noting on TV
* THURSDAYBaseball playoffs - if needed (CBS, 8 p.m., E.T., to conclusion): In Game 7 of the National League Championship Series - the final one deciding the pennant winner - the Atlanta Braves face the Philadelphia Phillies at the Atlanta Fulton County...
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