From the Publisher: Jun 12 1989

Our colleagues in the newspaper business can be forgiven for occasionally thinking there is something leisurely about putting together a magazine that comes out only once a week. That is rarely true, and it certainly wasn't last week. On Saturday we were ready to go to press in the U.S. and Canada with a cover story on the frightening tide of violence among American youths when we heard news of the massacre in Beijing. Shortly before midnight, with the death toll rising into the hundreds, Executive Editor Ronald Kriss made the decision to change the cover. Then, as if things were...

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