Time Magazine Contents PageVol. 133 No. 24 JUNE 12, 1989

Vol. 133 No. 24 JUNE 12, 1989


COVER: China teeters on the brink of civil war as soldiers massacre student protesters in the streets

of Beijing

Hundreds -- perhaps 1,000 or more -- are killed and additional thousands wounded as the military acts to quash the democracy movement. -- Jeers turn to cheers as President Bush seizes the initiative in the East-West dialogue by proposing sweeping conventional-arms cuts in Europe. -- In the U.S.S.R., parliamentary passions erupt in the Congress of People's Deputies. -- Iran's Ayatullah Khomeini dies at 89. See WORLD.


NATION: Wright hits "cannibalism" over ethics, but the real scandal in Congress is the...

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