August 1980
National Review;8/22/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p1016
The section presents news briefs concerning global issues as of August 1980. Income from oil sales in Iran for 1980 will probably lessen. The official acceptance of novelist Marguerite Yourcenar into the French Academy as the first female among the Immortals will need the solution of problems of custom and protocol. Statistics published by the Ministry of Light Industry revealed that the Chinese are the greatest smokers in the world.


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