Time Magazine Contents Page Vol. 134 No. 15 OCTOBER 9, 1989

Vol. 134 No. 15 OCTOBER 9, 1989


COVER: In the adoption market, healthy white infants are the hot commodity, while other children get left behind

The baby chase is on. Would-be parents must be relentless and infinitely flexible. Many turn to open adoption, some allow the birth mother a continuing role in their family. Meanwhile, burgeoning numbers of children who are older, not white, or handicapped wait and wait for a family and a home.


NATION: The spirit of "now-nowism" pushes Congress toward another politically irresistible orgy of tax cutting

The capital-gains cut will undermine tax reform and ultimately boost the deficit, but Washington cannot say...

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