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“Anatomy of the Great Banana-Smoking Hoax of 1967”

Conflicting accounts still circulate as to how the Banana-Peel Smoking Hoax of 1967 got started and who reported it first. continue reading

“When a Dissertation Makes a Difference'”

Profile of Professor Devah Pager and her prisoner studies. continue reading

Hiding in Plain Sight

Review of Nella Larsen’s Passing: A Novel continue reading

“When Applause Isn’t Welcome”

Meet the classical music-goers as “applaudience.” continue reading

“No Girls Allowed”

Review of Nancy Caldwell Sorel’s The Women Who Wrote the War continue reading

“Among the Fresh A Dweeb Is at a Loss”

Teenage slang in 1989. continue reading

“New Frontiers: Divorced but Friends”

Divorced but still together–sort of. continue reading

“Viewpoint: The New York Newsday Interview with Stella Shindler. She Checks Out Heartbreak Hotels”

Q & A with Stella Shindler. continue reading

“Funds on the Defensive”

Mutual funds in the aftermath of the crash of 1987. continue reading

“Viewpoint: The New York Newsday Interview with Mariana Leighton: Learning How the Other Half Lives”

Q&A with Mariana Leighton. continue reading

“Letting the Services Come to You — At Home”

What personal services can a person order up at home? continue reading

“Raising a Million for ‘Les Mis’ ”

How a psychologist and a professor got a major insurance company to raise more than a million dollars for the Broadway production of “Les Mis.” continue reading

“Feeling Poor on $600,000 a Year”

The young New York investment bankers with staggering $600,000-a-year incomes are not rich and may never be. continue reading

“Poster Man: City Framing Me: NYCLU Asking If Rights Are Violated”

The someone putting up incendiary posters all over New York. continue reading

“A Limited Consensus for Women”

Outcome: The 1985 U.N. Decade of Women conference in Nairobi. continue reading

“A Global Problem in One Village”

“While international groups debate family-planning policy, women in a Kenyan village consider their choices. Debate and Reality in Kenya” continue reading

“Women’s Rights Minister”

“Yvette Roudy says France will need a women’s rights monitor for ‘generations.'” continue reading

“Women Have Fundamentalist Woes”

Women and fundamentalism around the globe, 1985. continue reading

“A New Form of Abolitionism”

“Women organize to fight ‘sexual slavery’ around the world.” continue reading

“Bella Steals the Show”

“If Women Ruled the World.” continue reading

“U.S.: ‘Moral Victory’ at Women’s Session”

Report on the official opening of the 1985 U.N. Decade for Women Conference in Nairobi. continue reading

“Envoy Keeps Candor Showing”

Profile of U.N. diplomat Alan Keyes. continue reading

“Devisive End to ‘Decade of Women’”

Wrap-up: The 1985 U.N. Decade for Women Conference in Nairobi. continue reading

“Politburo’s Youngest Member Advanced Swiftly to the Top”

Spot profile on the elevation of Mikhail Gorbachev to the top position in the Soviet Communist Party’s central committee. continue reading

“Tough Stance Stays, But Style Will Shift”

Spot analysis of the changing of the guard at the United Nations, as Vernon Walters replaced Jeane Kirkpatrick as U.S. ambassador. continue reading

“Sharon Loses Libel Suit; Time Cleared of Malice”

Wrap-up: Ariel Sharon v. Time Inc. continue reading

“UNESCO Pullout: Intent is Reform”

The United States, United Nations and UNESCO. continue reading

“UN Panel OKs Anti-Torture Pact”

The torture debate at the United Nations. continue reading

“UN Divided Over Anti-Torture Pact”

The torture debate at the United Nations. continue reading

“Generals Go on Defense: Ariel Sharon Vs. Time Inc.”

Ariel Sharon v. Time Inc. continue reading

“Time Again for ‘So Much UN-ery’”

Curtain-raiser: The U.N. General Assembly of 1984. continue reading

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