Time Magazine Contents Page

Magazine Contents Page SEPTEMBER 21, 1987 Vol. 130 No. 12

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COVER: The battle begins over Robert Bork' s nomination to the Supreme Court

The Senate' s verdict on the controversial nominee could affect the course of American law and society well into the 21st century. -- Bork' s intellectual odyssey has led him from socialism to an iconoclastic conservatism. -- The judge has criticized many landmark decisions, but would he try to overturn them? -- How changed court majority might affect abortion. See NATION.

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RELIGION: On his U. S. pilgrimage, Pope John Paul II aims to teach and to listen

Surrounded by adulatory crowds and a formidable blanket of...