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 March 23, 1995

Ah, for That Lone Whistle in the Night Amtrak's Montrealer Appears Destined to Join Lots of Other Passenger Trains as Mere Memories, but Rail Travel Deserves Much Better
WHEN the Montrealer pulls into the Amherst, Mass., station a little after 2 a.m. on Friday, March 30, it will be its last time. It will still fill up all the space on Main and Railroad. It will still make a grand two longs and two shorts on its whistle....
AmeriCorps Story Shows Generation X Mislabeled as Nothing but Slackers
The opinion-page article "I looked: AmeriCorps Works," March 20, should be applauded.It is a rare occasion when one can sit down and actually read a positive statement about the now-infamous Generation X.We are not, as many people believe, slackers....
A Safe Place for Struggling Swallows
It had rained a great deal on our green island off the west coast of Canada, and the grass demanded cutting more than once a week. But before I could haul out the lawn mower, I heard a faint chirping and, looking down, spotted a small, hairless baby...
Assessing the Consequences of the Peso Crisis Poverty Efforts Will Probably Be Put on Hold; Skepticism toward Market Reforms Is Likely
IT will take some time to fully measure the consequences of Mexico's three-month old peso crisis -- for Mexico itself, for the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean, and for US-Latin American relations. Yet it is important to assess what harm has been...
Broadway Revivals Dance to a New Tune Musicals, Which Often Reflect the Prejudices of Their Day, Are Being Revamped for Today's Sensibilities
A lot of fruitless debate has gone into the question of what differentiates art from entertainment. The problem is that in so many cases the distinction is blurry. "Guys and Dolls" is indisputably artful. "Aida" is indisputably entertaining.One difference...
Can Reformers Make Subcontracts with America?
WORDS beginning with "R" are filling the air this spring: "R" for reform, as in welfare reform. "R" for reduced, as in reduced affirmative action. "R" for redefined, as in feminism redefined.All three issues share a national mood of "R" for revision...
Colorado's New 'Zion' Shows Split in GOP RIGHTWARD HO!
YOUNG, bright, charismatic, and conservative down to the cuffs of his creased khakis, the Rev. Ted Haggard could be a poster boy for the new Republican Party. But as senior pastor of the 4,800-member New Life Church here, "Pastor Ted," as he likes to...
Even without Licking, These Stamps Promise to Keep on Sticking
NEWS flash: Many people don't like the taste of postage stamps.Not that those Elvis commemoratives you're slapping on your Easter cards have a strong flavor, exactly. Typically, a stamp on the palate evokes nothing more than a hint of musty glue.But...
Fed Up with West's Apathy, Bosnians Break Cease-Fire
THROUGHOUT the Bosnian conflict, the Muslim-led Bosnian government has gone to great pains to cultivate its image as a victim of aggression. But senior government officials warn that their passivity is ending.A surprise offensive launched this week...
GOP Moderates Hold Key to Future of Welfare Bill END OF 'NEW DEAL'?
IN contentious debate this week, House Republicans are attempting the most sweeping overhaul of federal poverty assistance in 60 years. If they succeed, the New Deal notion that destitute citizens are "entitled" to government support will be gone.The...
Guides for the Kitchen Gardener Plant Now, Eat Later: The Time Is Ripe to Start Produce
As winter's chill fades away, the occasional balmy day whispers: It's time for planting. March may be the month that can't make up its mind, but gardeners know that once St. Patrick's Day has come and gone -- and crocuses are sprouting -- those peas...
Gun Law Cross-Fire
SEN. Bob Dole's backing for repeal of the federal ban on the sale of assault weapons is only one in a volley of reports about gun-law developments. And Senator Dole's action is easy to understand: By courting the National Rifle Association, he hopes...
How Sect, Spotlighted in Tokyo Attack, Thrives
RELIGIOUS fanaticism, not militant politics, is emerging as the primary motive behind Monday's nerve-gas attack on Tokyo subway riders.Japanese police were expected to conduct a second round of searches and seizures at the facilities of a secretive religious...
Love, Not Anger, Is the Answer
ANGER seems to be in vogue these days. But anger can never be more than it is, a negative that tears down because it resorts to the opposite of what man really is in God's image. Love actually characterizes man in God's image, because God Himself is...
Middle East Oil Caldron Bubbles US Sees Threat in Buildup by Iran near Shipping Lanes
THE Clinton administration is raising an alarm over what it calls a major Iranian military buildup near the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow waterway through which oil crucial to the world economy passes out of the Persian Gulf.Clinton officials are also...
Move over Paris, Serbia Embraces European Culture
BATTERED by nationalism and xenophobia, Serbia's benighted cultural life could soon experience something of a renaissance.President Slobodan Milosevic, in his new guise as Balkan peacenik, is set to spend the equivalent of millions of dollars on lifting...
Ready-to-Wear Shows in Paris Reflect the 'Spirit of the Times' Designers Focus on New Fabrics and Growing Market in Asia
The best training for the Paris pret-a-porter season, which ended yesterday, is a few New Year's Eves in New York's Times Square, just before the ball drops.As fashion's elite corps of writers, buyers, hair dressers, makeup artists, consultants, and...
'R-Rated' Ads Drive Parents to Protest
Until last year, Ann Weinstein had never paid much attention to the billboard-style ads on the sides of city buses. Then one day, glancing out of her office window as a bus rolled by, she was startled to see a bold Calvin Klein ad. It featured what she...
Salvaging the Oslo Accord
THE Olso peace agreement so loudly hailed at the White House in 1993 when Yitzhak Rabin for Israel and Yasser Arafat for Palestine shook hands -- is now a wistful memory. This, in spite of Secretary of State Warren Christopher's recent visit. The momentum...
Savory Bread Pudding Layered with Asparagus, Fontina Cheese, and Mixed Spring Herbs
Savory Bread Pudding Layered with Asparagus, Fontina Cheese, and Mixed Spring HerbsServed with slices of smoky ham or grilled salmon fillets, this pudding is a good late breakfast or brunch dish.12 to 16 thick slices dry bread2-1/2 to 3 cups milk1 lb....
Slim Margin in Space
RUSSIAN cosmonaut Valery Polyakov left the Russian space station Mir and entered the record books yesterday, ending a 438-day stay on orbit. Among those in Mir who wished him bon voyage was astronaut Norman Thagard, the first American to orbit aboard...
The Many Shapes of Shelter
Shelter: Human Habitats From Around the World Written by Charles Knevitt Published in Britain by Polymath Publishing168 pp., 19.95`All architecture is shelter," according to the American architect Philip Johnson, who is quoted (along with many others)...
The News in Brief
The worldJapanese police raided 24 buildings belonging to the Aum Shinri Kyo religious sect, making several arrests and confiscating bottles of chemicals. A news service said the chemicals were similar to those used in the nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's...
The Road Ahead for Nuclear Safety as Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Steps Down, Clinton Has a Chance to Shape Its Future Leadership
PRESIDENT Clinton -- who came into office vowing to "ensure safety" at the nation's nuclear-power plants -- suddenly has a rare opportunity to put his stamp on the industry.The surprise news that Ivan Selin, chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,...
US Can't Handle Today's Tide of Immigrant
IN the national debate on immigration, an important fact is often forgotten: the effect of immigration on the environment. Population growth in the United States -- approximately 3 million a year, with more than half attributable to immigration -- is...
US Expects UN Oil Embargo on Iraq to Stand
FOREIGN oil interests are eager to do business once again in Iraq. Yet the United Nations is not likely to give them a green light anytime soon.Washington is leading the effort to keep the 1990 UN Security Council embargo on Iraqi oil sales firmly in...
US Navy Port Call in China Throws a Line to Beijing Visit of USS Bunker Hill to Quindao, Six Years after Tiananmen, Could Smooth Waters
WITH relations between China and the United States on an upswing, a US naval ship made its first port of call in China since the Tiananmen Square massacre froze ties between the military powers almost six years ago.The visit by the USS Bunker Hill, a...
Woth Noting on TV
* FRIDAYABC In Concert (ABC, 12:06-12:36 a.m., EST): Veteran rock stars and new faces join forces in this edition of the music program, one of the few of its kind on the major commercial networks. Hosted by TV actor Vanessa Marcil from the Capitol Records...
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