Time Magazine Contents Page

Magazine contents page DECEMBER 21, 1987 Vol. 130 No. 25


COVER: Famine again stalks Ethiopia, and the West wrestles with the aid dilemma

At least 6 million people are threatened by starvation as another drought grips the impoverished East African nation. Thousands of peasants trek across parched landscapes in search of food -- recalling the apocalyptic images that filled television screens three years ago. -- What should be done when aid to the starving benefits those who made them starve? See WORLD.


NATION: At the summit, smiles surmount continuing disputes over substance

Although it produced no new arms- control breakthroughs, Mikhail Gorbachev' s dazzling visit to Washington seemed to...

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