New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, January 1, 1987, Page 7

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

January 01, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas MM M New Texas January Epitath for a scary year Uh0hf Page 7A By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Those were tho last words recorded from the crew of space shuttle It was 73 seconds Into the and pilot Michael Smith had noticed An instant later the rocket blew leaving a Jagged Y of vapor trails against the deep blue Florida Perhaps that was the If not the at the Chernobyl nuclear plant just before a hydrogen explosion shattered the 4 Our peril from our own inventions was hauntingly evident in The dangers had been too often forgotten shuttle flights had become so routine that congressmen went along and the greatest danger proved to be the human Machines werent the whole Thousands died from an earthquake In El Salvador and a poison gas cloud In Cameroon hundreds of people around the world were slain by ter and 14 people were gunned down in the post office in Democrats regained control of and the White House became tangled in a strange plan to ship arms to Iran and money to Nlcaraguan America still knew how to and kept it up through a long weekend honoring the newly repaired Statue of The restoration was a model for recogniz ing finding get ting them There was much to set The defect that killed the seven aboard Challenger was a seal in the booster rocket that had been troublesome for a long especially in cold Challenger was launched after a rare Icy That was the last but the chain of error started in 1973 from the simple impulse to save an in vestigative committee At someone had tried an unauthorized experiment How long would the generator turbine spin after the steam from the reactor was shut off The answer was 10 Then all hell broke The defect of the system was that the designers did not foresee the awkward and silly actions by the said Valery Soviet represenative to an interna tional conference on the But it was more complicated than and the Soviets shut down similar reactors for The lesson of o Cher nobyl and of Three Mile Island is a hard NASA adminstrator James Fletcher We are living in an age where the single biggest factor affecting productivity may be our ability to properly manage technical Soviet mismanagement of the disaster caused outrage in where the radiation was detected long before the Kremlin would admit anything had As the days went Moscow became uncom monly candid about its problems and sought help from Western The management of technical risks was at the core of superpower rela A summit in Iceland foundered on President Reagans and Soviet leader Mikhail Gor bachevs for the technological dream of Star Gorbachev had offered to remove missiles from Europe and reduce longrange missiles by 50 if Reagan would give on Star Reagan Whether he had muffed an historic opportunity for arms or evaded a Soviet was debated Intensely after Nuclear deterrence held for another without accident or in but relations were Reagan ordered dozens of Soviets out of the country in a crackdown on but the ar rest of one suspected spy provoked the arrest of American reporter Nicholas Danilof f in Reagans biggest disaster had nothing to do with but ap parently involved the machinations of The administration that had vowed never to deal with the ad ministration that had condemned Iran as a ringleader of an interna tional Murder was caught shipping arms to Tehran as a gesture of good faith to gain freedom for Americans held hostage in Even more the profits from the arms sales were going into a Swiss bank account to help finance the Nicaraguan Im not firing Reagan said I didnt make a Within he reassigned Vice John his National Security and sacked Marine Oliver who was accused of engineering the IranContra connec Cqngre geared up to in Wfen the Wbite House claimed Iran had moderated its support for Deputy Secretary of State I dont like to have to ditter with my but I believe there is some evidence of Ira nian involvement with Terrorisms toll in 1986 included four killed by a bomb on a TWA plane 22 killed In a raid on a synagogue in Istanbul 32 killed by a car bomb in Beirut 38 killed by Sikh extremists in two bus hijackings In India 20 people killed In a Shootout aboard at Pan Am plane In The bombing of a West German discotheque frequented by soldiers provoked a air strike against The administration said It had evidence that Moarn mar Gadhafis government was in volved in the discotheque Youve had Secretary of State George Shultz said in a most undiplomatic warning to the Libyan But became an embar rassment for The ad ministration was caught plotting a campaign of disinformation about State Department spokesman Bernard Kalb resigned In It was a tough year for the presi who saw the Democrats win control of the Senate In November despite his crosscountry campaign Even the Republicancontrolled Senate had parted company with Reagan on the issue of sanctions against South and forced the president to impose Kodak and other multinational businesses pulled out of South but the white minority government dug its heels in restricting press coverage of events it could not Congress and the president to enact a ma jor revision of the tax code and sharply increasing funding for the battle against Drugs captured national attention after the deaths of college basketball star Len Bias and football pro Don both from There was a new emphasis on the instead of the and Reagan and his top aides submitted to urinalysls as an example to Just say Nancy Reagan urg ed in her antidrug and thats what some people said to drug The years major natural disasters included deaths in Cameroon from poisonous gas from a volcanic lake and died in an earthquake in El A prolonged drought in the southeastern United States caused billion in Two autocrats lost power Ferdi nand Marcos was unseated by the yellowclad backers of Corazon Aquino in the Philippines after winn ing a tainted and Presldent forLife JeanClaude Duvalier ned from Their countries were left to deal with the 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