Time Magazine Contents Page June 27, 1988

Vol. 131 No. 26


COVER: Getting down to the basics of boxing, beyond the power and slam

The usual case for prizefighting as art or science is harder to make in the face of Mike Tyson, the monster that men have worried was at the heart of their undefinable passion and indefensible sport. For twelve rounds or less, Tyson and Michael Spinks will fight over the heavyweight championship next week. It is time again to shiver. See SPORT.


NATION: A widespread bribery probe shakes the Pentagon and its contractors

Operation Ill Wind targets some 100 military buyers, suppliers and greedy middlemen in one...

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