Time Magazine Contents Page December 5, 1988

Vol. 132 No. 23


COVER: The brawl for RJR Nabisco tests the limits of greed and American capitalism

The size of the deal and the fortunes to be made appear to exceed any foreseeable benefits to U. S. industry. Seldom has corporate behavior seemed so questionable. -- An interview with RJR President Ross Johnson, who started the scramble. See BUSINESS.


NATION: The Air Force unveils the Stealth bomber, an expensive plane with a dubious mission

Virtually invisible to radar, the B- 2 is a military landmark. But what does it threaten more -- the Soviet Union or the federal budget? -- A small...

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