The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on April 27, 1986 · Page 34
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
April 27, 1986

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 34

Publication:
Location:
Baytown, Texas
Issue Date:
Sunday, April 27, 1986
Page:
Page 34
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 34 article text (OCR)

2-D THE BAVTOWN SUN Sunday, April 27, 19M ill IMS DEBT (Mitten*) LATIN AMERICAN DEBT Brazil owes the most Source: The Economist/U.S. Chamber of Commerce Tokyo common ground U.S. attempting to repair relations LATIN AMERICA now owes twice as much abroad as it did in 1979. Mexico and Brazil, which owe more than half of the total, have let their debts increase, respectively, by 145 percent and 73 percent. Holocaust dramas educate generation LONDON (AP) — A new wave of dramas and documentaries about the Holocaust is educating a younger generation and holding up a mirror to the older victims, perpetrators and those who stood silent as the Nazis tried to destruy European Jewry. "A 40-year silence is being broken," says Julia Pascal, an associate theater director in London. "For many reasons. grief, anger and rage are coming out." Foremost among the productions is the 9',2-hour film "Shoah" by Claude Lanzmann, a French Jew, which has been widely acclaimed in cinemas in France, -the United States and Britain. It was scheduled on television in such countries as West Germany, the Netherlands and Britain. "Shoah" — the title is the Hebrew word for destruction — includes interviews with people who survived the Holocausl or who lived near death camps, but Lanzmann does not use any historical footage. There are no piles of bodies ou interiors of concentration camps. Instead, the impact comes from interviews with people like the locomotive engineer who delivered trainloads of people to Auschwitz, or the barber who shaved the heads of victims on the threshold of the gas chamber. This personalizing of the Holocaust is a theme of several other new dramas by Jewish writers a generation younger than the 60-year-old Lanzmann. They believe there is a new, even younger audience eager to learn more about the Holocaust. Some are looking at themselves, their parents and the world today as much as at the horrific happenings in the death camps. Miss Pascal, 35, said older European Jews didn't talk much about the Holocaust. "It wasn't done, it was somehow tasteless," she says. Miss Pascal is directing a play called "Traitors," set in Britain at the time of the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon when Israel was strongly criticized in Europe. Written by Melanie Phillips, news editor of the liberal Guardian newspaper, the play's main character is torn between being English and Jewish. In Israel, which became home to many Holocaust survivors, the play "Kasztner" has been on stage since last July, depicting the many-faceted saga of Rezso (Rudolf) Kasztner, a Hungarian Jewish leader who tried to bargain with the Nazis to trade lives for supplies. By BRYAN BRUMLEY Associated PWM Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. air raid on Libya reopened a crack in America's relations with its main allies, and diplomats are working overtime to patch it before the summit in Tokyo on May 4-6. The Reagan administration argued that the attack nudged Common Market countries into taking small steps toward adopting the sweeping diplomatic and economic sanctions the United States seeks against Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy to curb his support of terrorists. The 12 Common Market governments agreed to cut the size of Libyan diplomatic missions, to reduce their own representation in Libya and to restrict the movement of Libyans in West Europe. U.S. officials publicly hailed those steps but said they would press for more in working level conferences leading up to the Tokyo meeting and at the summit itself. President Reagan forecast that the leaders of the seven industrialized nations "probably will find, in Tokyo, that we all are in more agreement than some of the impressions that have been given." "1 think that we can continue the cooperation we've had and enlarge upon it and bring this to an end," Reagan told reporters from Europe and Japan on Thursday, expressing an optimism that few of his allies appeared to share. As television carried pictures of the damage caused by the U.S. raid, tens of thousands of West Europeans took to the streets in protests reminiscent of anti-American demonstrations during the Vietnam War or after the U.S. decision to develop the neutron bomb or against the deployment of U.S. intermediate-range weapons in Europe. A British woman, interviewed on U.S. television, said that Europeans, unlike Americans, remembered World War II bombardments and sympathized with Libyan civilians who were hurt or lost relatives in the attack. In the North Atlantic Treaty alliance, only Britain and Canada endorsed the raid. Most Arab and Moslem states denounced it in strong terms and even Thailand, a key U.S. ally in Southeast Asia, voted for a resolution in the U.N. Security Council condemning Washington. Japan, which relies heavily on Middle Eastern oil, was silent. The raid "obviously brought strains to the surface that had been there for a while... They are chronic strains within the alliance," said Helmut Son- nenfeldt, a senior member of the White House National Security Council from 1969 to 1974. "There is a general sense {in Europe) that the United States tends to overdo these things," said Sonnenfeldt, now a guest scholar at the Brookings Institu- tion in Washington. Additionally, said Sonnenfeldt, the raid aggravated "a longstanding feeling in Europe that we are not handling the Middle East overall correctly, because of our friendship with Israel and our failure to address the Palestinian issue." Experts outside government agree with Reagan that the crack will be mended. "The situation in NATO is constantly desperate but not serious. I don't see (the raid) as a watershed or anything of that sort,?' said Michael Freney, a senior fellow at the Georgetown University Center for Strategic and international Studies. And even as Europeans were protesting against what America did, U.S. officials tried to persuade allied governments to further action. As part of the campaign, U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III and FBI Director William Webster met Thursday with cabinet ministers from Common Market nations to discuss antiterrorist cooperation among police and intelligence services. •«S5>O»»:»T>O^C5^ ——^^ NOW OPEN... BAYTOWN PLUMBING CO 20% DISCOUNT N«w Centtrwction or R«p«r I SERVICE CHARGE NOW SEWER t DRAIN CLEANING 420-1651 •LOM FM OUt AD M TM CUSSWKD HCTtO*' CfeVCR. We are the Parts & Service Center for Swimming Pools Rose growers fighting invasion of hungry insects ARLINGTON (AP) — John Long greets spring's balmy breezes and unfurling blossoms with the war cry: "Spray! Spray! Spray!" While many of us are rummaging through the closet looking for the ice chest and picnic basket, Long and hundreds of Dallas-area rose enthusiasts are locked in mortal combat with sucking aphids, ravenous beetles and deadly fungi. If it sounds serious, it is. Victory could mean triumph at one of the state's major rose shows; defeat definitely means a homegrown garden full of bug-eaten flowers. At work. Long is a supervisor in Arlington's street maintenance department. At home, he is president of the Mid- Cities Rose Society, which claims 200 members. Even the uninitiated cannot pass Long's modest suburban house without getting the clear impression that he is not your garden-variety rose-grower. In raised beds along the house are more than 300 varieties of rose bushes, each neatly labeled with official names such as: "Ingrid Bergman," "Sir Harry Pilkington," "Uncle Joe." The center of the front lawn has been churned over to provide a quarantine bed for exotic specimens. The workload before the rose shows this month and next in Dallas, Fort Worth and the mid- cities is particularly heavy. Relax & Enjoy your summer * 4 * * J * X*• J 18' Round Sea Sprite Pool 20 Mil liner v • 15 YEAR WARRANTY* Equipment includes: Poc Fob 3/4 HPbynomo Pump and Sand Filter with 6 position dial ' ' valve & ladder. " ,, • 100 OCCA 4ZZ-Z554 3202 McKinney, Boytown ,lfb«sycfllU22-98«6 M-F8-5:30 * * * * * I * * END OF MONTH ^—>« E^LUJi 1 iviurvin Clearance Sale Save $$$$ on selected items throughout the store! Many styles to choose from all reduced for this sale! • Bedroom odds & ends • Night Stands • Coffee & End Tables • Sofas & Loveseats • Chairs & Ottomans •5-Pc. &7Pc. Dinettes • Dining Chairs • Gun Cabinets • Plus Much More! Here arc a few examples of the savings! CONTEMPORARY CLOCK Wood finish trim. Electric. Chromeor brass finish. 2 only . $239.59 NOW IS THE TIME TO SAVE! We've marked-down and reduced prices on hundreds of items throughout our showroom. You can save $*$$**88$8 on selected living room, bedroom, dining room, accent tables, odds and ends and much more. Many items are one-of- a-kind and subject to prior sale. Hurry in for best selection. MAIN ft TEXAS .427-7966 BAYTOWN, TEXAS Hours: Mon.-S*. 8:30-5:30 -r- FREE DELIVERY! N LOVESEAT Contemporary. Brown with wood accent trim. 1 only SOflfl Reg. $769.50 OVV LOVESEAT Early American. Print fabric with wood accent trim. 1 only t. S449.50 WING BACK CHAIR Early American. Exposed wood trim. I only *~tf\fk Reg. S449.5<) 1."" BRASS TEA CARTS Glass shelves. 3 only Reg. J239.50 VISA • MASTERCARD OR USE OUR OWN PERSONALIZED CREDIT 30 • 60 • 90 DAYS SAME AS CASH Graduation Time Is Forever Capture That Feeling of Pride & Accomplishment June 1st \our Graduate's Picture Jane Doe Robert E. Lee High School 1986 Marching Band Congratulations Your Family 1x3 - '21.78 Congratulations John Doe Ross S. Sterling High School 1986 "We Are Proud of You" Your Grandparents Submit Your Congratulations By Mail or In Person Jane Doe Barbers Hill High School Class of 1986 Congratulations Your Family 1x2 - *14.52 1x1 - *7.26 In the June 1st issue of The Baytown Sun a page will be dedicated to the graduates of the Class of 1986. Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles and Friends can purchase a space on this page congratulating their special graduate. D7.24 (M pktMra) In Nam« Addreti Gty MiMlsM., St. Zip D14.52(nopktvr*) |^_ <M^ •* ^A^K KLa^HHAA LK •f 2HI M Mi. PKW1S M)f H • ^••^••^^^^IB^^I^M D21 71 (pfelwn rid** if* JM 1st. KM »2J .71) t»« DM iaytMMi SOT, ••ytMM, 1i. 77S9S. •• wra IMKMMfl) P.O. ••« M,

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page