Time Magazine Contents Page Vol. 134, No. 19 NOVEMBER 6, 198

Vol. 134, No. 19 NOVEMBER 6, 1989

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$ NATION: Is it crazy to live on a fault line? Some Californians worry more about pesticides

Many shrug off quakes but fret about nuclear power and radiation. That kind of paradox has become common among Americans generally. But just what constitutes an acceptable risk? -- After the Bay Area shake-up, Los Angeles could be next. -- On the opposite coast, the sound of rebuilding echoes in the wake of Hurricane Hugo. -- How five U.S. Senators helped save a shaky S&L that will cost taxpayers $2.5 billion.

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COVER: As Gorbachev relaxes his grip on Eastern Europe, he proves...

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