Time Magazine Contents Page

Magazine Contents Page MARCH 16, 1987 Vol. 129 No. 11

COVER: The President takes the blame 18

for Iranscam and vows to move forward

A masterly speech and an influx of experienced men in key posts revitalize the embattled Administration. New Chief of Staff Howard Baker scores a hit at the White House and on Capitol Hill. William Webster prepares to head the CIA, while Frank Carlucci rebuilds the NSC. Yet a full recovery is threatened by ongoing investigations of the scandal' s damning details. See NATION.

WORLD: A Soviet proposal to pull 38

medium- range missiles from Europe

Though the prospect disturbs some officials, Gorbachev and Reagan seem determined to...