Time Magazine Contents Page

Contents Page AUGUST 17, 1987 Vol. 130 No. 7


COVER: With the Ayatullah Khomeini in command, Iran takes on the world

As mobs in Tehran chant "Death to America !" and vow revenge for Iranian pilgrims killed in Mecca, the country' s theocrats seem poised to unleash their fanatic followers on the U. S., France and Arab nations. But inside Iran there is an invisible side to the Islamic revolution: cynical, corrupt and disillusioned. How should the U. S. respond? See WORLD.


NATION: In America' s inner cities, AIDS is exacting a steadily growing toll

With the rate of infection rising rapidly among black and Hispanic intravenous drug...