From the Publisher: Nov 21 1988

Senior editor Walter Isaacson is one of the very few Americans sorry to see the 1988 presidential campaign end. The to-and-fro of politics fascinates him even when the exchanges are as down and dirty as they were this year. For him and for the magazine, this issue charts not only a changing of the guard in Washington but also a new administration in our Nation section. Isaacson has been guiding our coverage of America's political landscape since 1986. Now he will concentrate on two formidable new projects: a full-length biography of Henry Kissinger and, as a senior writer for TIME, pieces...

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