Time Magazine Contents Page: Nov. 7. 1988

Magazine contents page Vol. 132, No. 19 NOVEMBER 7, 1988


COVER: A harrowing account from the drug war

In 1985 U. S. drug agent Enrique Camarena was tortured and murdered in Guadalajara. The search for his killers continues, and disturbing questions remain. In excerpts from her book Desperados, TIME correspondent Elaine Shannon weaves a spellbinding tale of extraordinary courage on the battle lines, cynicism in Washington and deceit at the top levels of Mexico' s government.


NATION: Bush and Dukakis mask their similarities, and a nasty campaign fails to highlight their telling differences

How to cut through the clutter to identify the true choices facing voters in an election...

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