Time Magazine Contents Page MAY 18, 1987 Vol. 129 No. 20

Magazine Contents Page MAY 18, 1987 Vol. 129 No. 20

COVER: Hart' s fall and the Iran- contra hearings raise painful questions about leadership 14

In a shocking twist of fate, the front runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination ends a campaign that disintegrated almost overnight amid charges of adultery, hypocrisy and gross recklessness. While the stunning collapse of Gary Hart leaves the party without a clear- cut favorite in the '88 race for the White House, it poses a larger question for voters and the press: When is an inquiry into a politician' s private behavior legitimate, and when is it an unfair intrusion that says nothing about his...

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