Time Magazine Contents Page

Magazine Contents Page JULY 13, 1987 Vol. 130 No. 2


COVER: Oliver North prepares for a star turn at the Iran- contra hearings

How he became the "world' s most powerful lieutenant colonel" and a central figure in covert operations that in turn were a keystone of the Reagan Doctrine. -- On his route from all- American boy to reckless zealot, he always seemed to be the hero of his own movie. -- A look at Ollie' s army and his oddly assorted collection of private operators. See NATION.


NATION: Robert Bork' s nomination to the Supreme Court ignites a fierce struggle

By selecting a leading conservative jurist, the...