Classics: Return of the Crayola Eight (American Notes)
Return of the Crayola Eight
Education: Not for Whites Only (American Notes)
Not for Whites Only
Publishing: Little Tree, Big Lies? (American Notes)
Little Tree, Big Lies?
Weapons: High-Caliber Reading (American Notes)
Big John Hoped They Would Cast Bruce Willis (Grapevine)
Catching Serial Killers in the Spotlight (Grapevine)
Pete Wilson vetoes an antibias bill, dashing hopes for new laws banning discrimination based on sexual orientation
By slashing the nuclear arms arsenal, Bush triggers a debate over whether the military budget is still too big. But even drastic cuts would not produce a windfall.
First We'Ll Open an Embassy At the Copa (Grapevine)
In the most sweeping policy revision in 25 years, the U.S. will welcome increasing numbers of Europeans and well-heeled foreigners
Long on Position, Short on Power (Grapevine)
The Public Relations Guys Made Me Do It (Grapevine)
Vox Pop: Oct. 14, 1991 (Grapevine)
Wonder why Congress is so arrogant about bounced checks? Perhaps because its members are so used to the freebie life.
Who Invited This Guy, Anyway? (Grapevine)
Neo-Nazis and right-wing extremists create political unease by launching a spate of anti-foreigner attacks
Haiti's soldiers fail to reckon with George Bush's determination to preserve -- maybe even restore -- democratically elected leaders
A charismatic firebrand, Aristide also proved to be a masterly politician
Peter the Great's erstwhile capital is hoping once again to be Russia's window to the West
El Salvador: Killers or Fall Guys? (World Notes)
Killers or Fall Guys?
Japan: Going, Going . . . Gone (World Notes)
Going, Going . . . Gone
Soviet Union: Moscow's New Spymaster (World Notes)
Moscow's New Spymaster
Yugoslavia: Another Day, Another Truce (World Notes)
Another Day, Another Truce
Learning How To Revive the Wilds of Eden (Environment)
In the quest to mend shattered landscapes, ecologists discover that human hands can heal nature as well as destroy it
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Fountain Of Youth in a Jar (Health)
Cosmetics firms are touting new types of skin creams to ward off aging and cellulite, but so far the evidence is scant
The Dark Side of Halcion (Medicine)
Should millions of Americans be popping a sleeping pill banned in Britain for causing amnesia and depression?
The New Republic, founded as a vehicle of the intellectual left, appoints conservative Andrew Sullivan as editor
Christian Science reverses its stand on an unsound book. Was it to fulfill the terms of a $90 million will?
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Time Magazine Contents Page (Contents)
Vol. 138 No. 15 OCTOBER 14, 1991
Vol. 138 No. 15 OCTOBER 14, 1991
Now They're Talking
Beauty and The Beep
An Ancient New Sport
Democratic candidates hope to exploit his handling of the recession, especially his planned veto of the jobless-benefits bill
Thanks to the borrow-and-spend binge of the '80s, the U.S. remains burdened with problems that will frustrate growth for years to come
Of course not. Equal opportunity is what America is all about. That is why there is growing criticism of the shameful disparities in funding.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Jodie Foster: A Screen Gem Turns Director (Cinema / Cover Stories)
A movie moppet at nine, Jodie Foster went on to become one of Hollywood's most talented actresses. Now, at 28, she has taken a bold directorial leap with Little Man Tate, and it's an audacious winner.
Heavy Metal Goes Platinum (Music)
Polishing their music, if not their image, rock's raunchy, long-haired rebels win a growing mainstream audience
Hollywood's New Directions (Cinema)
No longer entrusted simply with delicate movies, women directors have finally shown that they can do anything a man can do -- and often do it better
Running Off at the Mouth (Television)
Mothers-in-law from hell and other lunacies rule the proliferating talk shows
The Emperor's Old Files (Books)
The Journalist and the Murder (Books)
After deceiving the villain in Fatal Vision, Joe McGinniss errs anew by siding with the victim in Cruel Doubt
The Power Of a Well-Told Tale (Nobel Prize)
South Africa's NADINE GORDIMER, awarded the world's most coveted literary prize, talks about Mandela, violence and social change
Veteran Manhattan prosecutor LINDA FAIRSTEIN, tells how she goes about proving date rape and protecting victims from being violated a second time in the courtroom