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A Look at Carlos Fuentes

Mexican novelist diplomat Carlos Fuentes this afternoon's principal Commencement speaker brings a unique background of political involvement and literary reflection

Ivy Students, Faculty Split on Nukes

A new book by six Harvard specialists on nuclear weapons policy supports a partial nuclear freeze, backs deployment of new

Fighting Fire With Fire

I T MUST HAVE felt good to be one of the folks who hackled Jerry Falwell when the fundamentalist preacher

Batmen Ground Eagles, 7-6; Allard, Farrell Star at Plate

First baseman Eddie Parrell pounded a two-run homer in the eighth to tie it and right fielder Don Allard stroked

America Winds Down

A CCORDING TO the U.S. Conference of Mayors, about two million Americans have recently lost their jobs and can't afford

The Illusion Of Politics

H ARVARD FAIRLY TEEMS with student politicos. You know the type--those bright-eyed and bushy-tailed kids who seem to have an

Employees Picket Health Plan Offices

A labor dispute at Harvard Community Health Plan (HCHP) spilled over into the streets of downtown Boston yesterday afternoon, as


"A S MAINE GOES, no goes the nation." That old nostrum of American political wisdom provides as good a reason

Auto Industry's Flat Tire

I N A RARE DISPLAY of rank and file truculence, members of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) this week overwhelmingly

Empty Sundays

I F YOU ABSOLUTELY must watch professional football this fall, you'd better start learning Canadian Football League rules. The way

Union Man Jiggetts Tackles NFL Bosses

To most sports fans, the eight-day-old football strike is just a Sunday afternoon inconvenience. But to Dan Jiggets '76, a

NCPAC's Waterloo

B EFORE 1980, a "hit list" was something only rival Mafia families worried about. But when the National Conservative Political

No Answer to Nativism

"G IVE US YOUR TIRED, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." When poet Emma Lazarus wrote those

Visions of America's Future

I T'S HARD TO BELIEVE that all of the people who have taken part in political demonstrations since Ronald Reagan's

Being What You Are

IT WAS ONE of those rare moments in a Harvard lecture hall. Donald Bell, assistant professor of History, scheduled to