TITLE

The Week

PUB. DATE
January 1980
SOURCE
National Review;1/4/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents international political updates as of January 1980. The book "The Brethren," raises issues regarding the power of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Chinese government closed down the Democracy Wall in Peking, China. Oriana Fallaci's interview of Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya generated a stream of lies and mad ravings from the Libyan leader, who expressed his hate for the U.S. On receiving her Nobel Peace Price in Oslo, Sweden, Mother Teresa of Calcutta condemned nations that legalized abortion. Mexican President José López Portillo implied that there will not be abortion in Mexico.
ACCESSION #
6065096

 

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