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 1, 1992

Anti-Incumbent Fervor Takes Toll at State-Legislature Level Too
AMERICA'S state legislatures are in for the greatest turnover in a decade this fall. Look for over a third new faces, including many more women, blacks, Latinos, Asians. More unknown and fringe candidates will succeed, rushing in where incumbents can...
As US Closes Subic Base, Filipinos Greet Investors
THE United States military has just about packed up and moved out of what was their largest overseas base. The US Naval Station at Subic Bay, 50 miles northwest of Manila, was "disestablished" yesterday.Most of the 1,500 remaining US military staff have...
Brazil's Impeachment Vote Leaves Doubts over Reforms Acting President Avoids Commitments on Economic Plan
FOR many Brazilians, the impeachment Tuesday of President Fernando Collor de Mello represents a triumph of democracy over the country's endemic corruption.Pro-impeachment demonstrators in cities across this nation of 150 million unleashed a wave of patriotic...
British Peace Envoy in Geneva Is Hopeful on Bosnia Cease-Fire INTERVIEW
A STABLE cease-fire in Bosnia, based on the phased demilitarization of Sarajevo, is attainable, according to Lord Owen, co-chairman with Cyrus Vance of peace talks in Geneva sponsored by the United Nations and the European Community.The rapid approach...
Bush Debate Proposal Could Lead to Lively Finale to Fall Election Although President Refused to Debate Primary Opponents, Analysts Do Not See an Easy Time for Challenger Clinton
WILL American voters, now leaning toward Bill Clinton, give President Bush a second look?Lagging 9 to 12 points in the polls, the president desperately needs another chance to convince recession-weary Americans that he deserves another four years in...
Candidates Compete for Top `Green' Spot
AS with so many other issues, the Bush-Clinton race presents voters with a clear choice on the environment. And when their running mates are considered as well, the contrast between Republican and Democratic tickets becomes even more obvious. But what...
`Designing Women Designer Linda Bloodworth-Thomason Talks about Her Career and Friends, Including the Clintons. TV INTERVIEW
I'VE never met a writer/producer like her," says Broadway and television actress Judith Ivey about Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. "She is refreshingly down-home. Or, as Linda describes herself `I'm an Amtrak girl in a jet world."'Yet with three series -...
For Mexicans, Trade Is Key Issue NAFTA Takes Center Stage in Perceptions Here of the US Presidential Candidates
IF Mexicans could vote in the US presidential elections, George Bush would probably garner the most ss. Bill Clinton would take second. And Ross Perot, if running, would finish way back.The determining factor? The North American Free Trade Agreement...
Germany's Kohl Battles Dismal Approval Ratings High Costs of Reunification Taint Achievements of 10 Years in Power
AS Helmut Kohl marks 10 years as Germany's chancellor today, he is beset by problems at home and abroad that have cast a shadow on many of his accomplishments.Even Mr. Kohl's most significant achievement, presiding over the reunification of Germany,...
Global Array of Films Screened at Montreal One of the World's Largest Festivals Shows Verve in Choices
FILM festivals come in many shapes, sizes, and intensity levels. Some are huge, catch-all events like the extravaganza held in Cannes each spring. Others are smaller, highly selective affairs like the New York Film Festival.By any measure, the recently...
Haute Cuisine - in Comfort Lack of Pretense, Says Chef-Owner Charles Palmer, Is What Gives Aureole Its Aura
WHEN Charles Palmer set out to open up his own New York restaurant, he knew exactly what he wanted. The location would be a brownstone between 50th and 70th Streets, and between Fifth and Park Avenues. The interior would be "timeless," as opposed to...
Modern Political Parable
IT'S hard to imagine a book more appropriate for this political year than Tom Wicker's latest novel. "Donovan's Wife" is a biting, behind-the-scenes tale of how Americans elect their representatives. The picture painted by Wicker, a retired New York...
On Environment, No. 2 Men Raise Eyebrows, Draw Fire
WHILE voters consider the top of the ticket, the vice presidential candidates are playing unusually prominent roles in the debate over whether Bush or Clinton is stronger on the environment.Dan Quayle is best known on the issue for his record as chairman...
Political Analysts Debate Value of Polls Those Never-Ending Numbers That Seem to Drive Campaigns - a Letter from Washington
READING about the latest opinion poll is like eating Chinese food:It's enjoyable, but an hour later you're hungry. So says veteran television reporter Marvin Kalb, one of a growing cadre of journalists, academics, and pollsters who are questioning the...
Report Card Shows US Schools Lagging Educators Doubt Deadline for Achieving Goals Can Be Met
THE year 2000 marches closer as the United States strives to meet six ambitious education goals by that deadline.In releasing its second annual report card yesterday, the National Education Goals Panel made it clear that American schools have a long...
Retailers See Signs of Hope despite Consumer Caution ECONOMY
LATE in October K mart Corporation will open a new 145,000 square-foot store in the Fresh Meadows section of Queens, on the site of an old Bloomingdale's outlet. The New York store will create more than 400 jobs.Meantime, Bradlees Inc., a Massachusetts-based...
S. African President Is Urged to Bypass Homeland Leaders
PRESIDENT Frederik de Klerk is facing mounting political and diplomatic pressure to deal firmly with three black homeland leaders who have pulled out of negotiations.That pressure escalated yesterday with the publication of a judicial report that censured...
Small Firms Not Thrilled by Clinton's Philosophy but Some Fault Bush for Disengagement on Domestic Policy
STRATEGISTS at the Clinton-Gore campaign headquarters are very proud to call Bill Clinton a pro-business Democrat, a label that has long been a contradiction in terms for presidential politics.Gene Sperling, the campaign's economic policy director, runs...
Support for Canada's Unity Pact Begins to Look Uncertain
NOBODY in Harkirpal Singh Sara's neighborhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, should have any trouble telling how he will vote in the Oct. 26 national referendum that could decide whether Canada splits with Quebec or stays intact.Mr. Sara feels so strongly...
Together, on the Road to College
THERE are days and there are days.This one's bright and hot. Road's sticky. Sky a washed-out blue. Ice-water weather. Sunglasses. Snow cones. Maybe a stop at the Dairy Joy on the way home. It seems we've both been waiting for this day for some time."Let's...
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