. . . and other tales of how Congress wastes money on pork-barrel projects
CHILDREN: A Few More First Birthdays (American Notes)
CHILDREN: A Few More First Birthdays
ENTOMOLOGY: A Day at The Races (American Notes)
ENTOMOLOGY: A Day at The Races
RESTAURANTS: Requiem for Horn & Hardart (American Notes)
RESTAURANTS: Requiem for Horn & Hardart
SPACE: Walking on Air (American Notes)
SPACE: Walking on Air
As Americans focus again on problems at home, Bush's approval rating is falling. But that won't necessarily help Democrats.
Busy, Busy, Busy, Eh, Senator K.? (Grapevine)
Busy, Busy, Busy, Eh, Senator K.?
Cleveland Dreamin' (Grapevine)
Finally Ready To Graduate? (Grapevine)
Finally Ready To Graduate?
A report on the greenhouse effect could prod the White House clique that wants to go slow on protecting the environment
Grapevine: Apr. 22, 1991 (Grapevine)
Hush-Hush Hospitality (Grapevine)
Onward, Christian Rockers (Grapevine)
Onward, Christian Rockers
Scribble, Scribble, Scribble, Eh, Mrs. T.? (Grapevine)
Scribble, Scribble, Scribble, Eh, Mrs. T.?
The First-Pitch Scoreboard (Grapevine)
The First-Pitch Scoreboard
Beijing's missile and nuclear-reactor deals defy arms-control efforts and imperil relations with Washington
By building bridges to the reformers, a former President argues, the U.S. may be able to induce Gorbachev to end his unholy alliance with the reactionaries
Relief organizations are in a grim race to get aid to the Kurds before the toll from hunger, cold and disease takes a terrible leap -- and so far the helpers are running behind
BRITAIN: Is This Zoo Worth Saving? (World Notes)
BRITAIN: Is This Zoo Worth Saving?
JAPAN: Curtains for Kaifu? (World Notes)
JAPAN: Curtains for Kaifu?
MIDDLE EAST: A Few Steps Toward Peace (World Notes)
MIDDLE EAST: A Few Steps Toward Peace
PAKISTAN: Tightening Islam's Grip (World Notes)
PAKISTAN: Tightening Islam's Grip
Mystery of The Cosmic Monster (Space)
Talk of a mammoth black hole is giving astronomers headaches
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Restaurateurs who operate in both Los Angeles and New York City discover that differences run deeper than just the menu
Watch What You Eat, Kid (Health)
A U.S. panel urges better diets and cholesterol tests for children, but the report draws fire from both sides of the issue
At 42, George Foreman is duking it out for the heavyweight boxing crown with a much younger man, and middle-aged wheezers everywhere are following his lead
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Time Magazine Contents Page (Contents)
Vol. 137, No. 16 APRIL 22, 1991
Vol. 137, No. 16 APRIL 22, 1991
Governments worldwide are selling off state-owned enterprises. The results should be salutary -- but the process can be painful.
In America's largest insurance company collapse, California officials seize control of shaky giant Executive Life
MEDIA: Those Oldies Are Goldies
NEW PRODUCTS: No Butts About It
PHARMACEUTICALS: Thalidomide's Second Chance
REAL ESTATE: Trump Tries Tokyo Prices
P&G agrees to buy Max Factor from debt-laden Revlon
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
All Stressed Up, No Place to Go (Cinema)
Two films put traveling couples in strange and tantalizing fixes
The First Lady And the Slasher (Books / Cover Stories)
A merciless new biography sparks a furious debate. Was Nancy Reagan really a witch? And has author Kitty Kelley gone too far?
Meeeow! The Saga Of Kitty (Books)
The former Lilac Princess has the world on a leash, so don't mess with her
Memories of A World on Fire (Theater)
MISS SAIGON Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg
Good biographies take bad behavior for granted
The Rebel Dreams of Oedipus Max: Like a conspiratorial uncle, the Surrealist speaks anew to the subversiveness of youth
Blissing Out in Balmy Belize (Travel)
Pyramids and coral reefs beckon, but the chief attraction of this angler's paradise is stalking the wily tarpon with fly rod and reel
HENRY LOUIS GATES JR. wants W.E.B. Dubois, Wole Soyinka and Phillis % Wheatley on the nation's reading lists, as well as Western classics like Milton and Shakespeare
TO OUR READERS
From The Publisher: Apr. 22, 1991 (From The Publisher)
Are Men Really So Bad?