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 November 6, 1995

Acadians Find Key to Harmony between French and English French Speakers in East Canada Worry That the Battle to Resist the English Language, Culture Is Far from Won
STUDENTS at the regional French high school in Shediac didn't need time to think about their views on last week's sovereignty vote in neighboring Quebec. "No!" they shouted en masse."Our students opposed the vote because they knew that if Quebec broke...
A Clash of Cultures Inflates the Daiwa Bank Scandal DAIWA BANK
Yoshimasa Nishimura, the top banking regulator at Japan's Ministry of Finance, recently recalled his empathy for US officials during the savings-and-loan crisis of the late 1980s.Mr. Nishimura said he thought at the time that if such a thing ever were...
An Artist and His Portrait of a Model as a Young Girl
Several days ago I visited my mother. I was planning to help her with some yardwork, but a noon visit by the six-year-old girl who lives across the street put an end to the raking. She stood in the driveway looking like a painting, and I thought, "No,...
At the End, the Arch Rivals Were Friends
YITZHAK RABIN and Shimon Peres, life-long political rivals, parted company minutes before Rabin was assassinated with a rare and poignant public display of mutual affection and respect.Both Rabin and Peres became Nobel Peace laureates for their efforts...
A Warrior for Peace
YITZHAK RABIN's life had many battles. But the one he'll be best remembered for took place off the field of battle, in the halls of politics and diplomacy - his visionary fight to make peace with former enemies.That thrust toward peace generated emotions...
Britain Struggles with How to Stop 'Sleaze' MPs Balk at Revealing outside Income
SHOULD Britain's legislators be forced to disclose how much they earn acting as consultants to organizations outside Parliament?Six months ago it seemed the question had been answered robustly in the affirmative. In a special report last May, Lord Nolan,...
Business Increases Its Share in US-European Relations Spain Meeting Will Seek Ways to Tighten Market Links
THE search for ways to maintain close US-European ties after the cold war is leading out of diplomatic corridors and into corporate board rooms. US and European business leaders are now in a stronger position than they ever have been to shape the transatlantic...
Class Conflict and Race Relations in 19th Century America
HOW THE IRISH BECAME WHITEBy Noel IgnatievRoutledge, 233 pp., $25Writing home to Ireland about the social unrest in Philadelphia in 1842, a laborer remarked: "We have had a serious time lately with the colored people and the whites, the catholicks being...
FCC Head Fights for Quality TV Reed Hundt Is Jousting with Broadcasters over How They Define 'Educational' in Shows Meant for Children
FOR many broadcasters, there's no greater villain than the bookish, courteous chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Reed Hundt. His dastardly deed? Trying to require three hours a week of educational TV programs for children.It's Big Bird...
Gary Voters Refuse to Play Race Card in City Election
TRUE to Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy in black activism, Scott King has rallied a large following of African-Americans and begun shaking up the powers-that-be in Gary, Ind.But Mr. King - a white attorney and Democratic candidate for mayor - has put...
Imagination and Innocence: A Child's Perspective on Life
Children, at times, seem to have a bizarre and surreal perspective on life. A teenage relative told us how, when he was little, his mother announced the imminent arrival of a new member of the family. Remembering how she had thrown out the old vacuum...
Negotiations Continue to Free Monitor Writer Held by Bosnian Serbs
EFFORTS continued at press time to win the release of Monitor correspondent David Rohde, who is being held by Bosnian Serbs in the northeast Bosnian town of Bijeljina.On Saturday, Rohde spoke by phone with family members who were gathered in Dayton,...
Publisher Puts Acadia Back into History Text
A SMALL publishing house on the second floor of a Moncton, New Brunswick, office building is trying to change how French-speaking Canada understands its history.Until recently, authors and publishers from Quebec have dominated French-speaking classrooms....
Religious Liberty on Trial in Texas WASHINGTON
A FEDERAL law intended to protect the free exercise of religion goes on trial in New Orleans tomorrow in a case with important implications for religious liberty in the United States.It will help determine whether Congress has the power to safeguard...
Russian Democracy Survives a Wobbly Week Reform Party Is Un-Banned, Some of the Mystery around Yeltsin Clears
SHADOWY conspiracies or not, the Russian electoral system demonstrated some self-correcting stability and balance this weekend.Just a few days ago, the campaign for the next Russian parliamentary elections began officially amid suspicions of dark forces...
San Francisco on Fence in High-Drama Race Voters Focus on Issues - Crime, Homelessness, and City Services - More Than Colorful Cast in Mayoral Contest
SAN FRANCISCO'S mayoral race has all the elements of high drama: a down-to-the-wire three-way tie between extraordinarily diverse and unusual candidates, each of whom promises to solve the critical issues facing the city, one of the country's last bastions...
Space Station Controversy
IN spite of their domestic money woes, the international space station partners are sustaining their joint commitment. Europe's reluctance to say whether or not it will hold up its end of the deal had been a major uncertainty. Now, after a decade of...
The Time Is Fulfilled Bringing a Spiritual Perspective to World Events and Daily Life
A RECENT edition of my daily paper carried an advertisement proclaiming that the return of Jesus Christ to earth is imminent. On another page of the same paper was a photograph of thousands of worshipers praying around an empty chair, waiting for it...
The US Ignores Africa at Its Own Peril NIGERIA AND KENYA
EXCEPT for the occasional outbreak of famine or genocide, or the epic struggle to overturn apartheid, the United States has systematically ignored Africa for most of this century. What goes on in Africa has been thought to have little relationship to...
Tight Security Surrounds Release of Beatles Music
Extra security is stationed outside the Capitol Records compact disc plant in Jacksonville, Ill., where millions of copies of the first new Beatles music in 25 years are being produced.Capitol hopes to dump the first of three boxed sets on the market...
US Analysts Say Echoes Likely from Bank Crisis DAIWA BANK
THE United States expulsion of Japan's Daiwa Bank has raised not only the profile of troubled banks but also doubts about the strength of US-Japanese commercial ties.Many Wall Street analysts, trade watchers, and economists charge Japan's Ministry of...
Woman Photographer Once Overshadowed by Famous Mentor Achieves Recognition Tina Modotti, Model and Muse of Edward Weston, Comes into Her Own at Philadelphia Museum of Art
TINA MODOTTI was the Muse incarnate. In the course of her life, she met and was the guiding spirit to a series of painters, poets, writers, and one of history's most renowned photographers. Her beauty, intelligence, and intensity are legendary, and held...
World Honors a Shepherd of Peace, Players Vow to Keep Rabin's Legacy Israel Mourns Loss of Leader as Tide Turns against Right Wing
TOP Arab and international leaders will arrive here today to pay tribute to Israel's slain warrior-turned-peacemaker and console a stunned nation by endorsing Yitzhak Rabin's legacy of peace.Israeli and world reaction to his assassination at a Tel Aviv...
World Honors a Shepherd of Peace; Players Vow to Keep Rabin's Legacy US Sees Peace Process Moving Ahead, but Frets over Regional Instability
DISMAYED by news of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, policymakers and diplomatic analysts in Washington have nevertheless found solace in three facts:*The assassin was not an Arab. Had he been, the Middle East peace process...
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