Time Magazine Contents Page: Jan. 22, 1990

Vol. 135, No.4 JANUARY 22, 1990


COVER: Boston is stunned by a bizarre murder case

Because he was white and affluent, Charles Stuart nearly got away with killing his pregnant wife. -- Why the press canonizes certain victims. -- The racial hysteria Stuart ignited fuels black fears that whites are plotting genocide.


WORLD: Rebellion in Lithuania threatens to engulf the Soviet Union in the flames of secession

Gorbachev tries to head off his worst crisis, with the integrity of his country at stake. -- African wars envelop millions in famine and death. -- China's empty gesture. -- Voices of East Berlin.


BUSINESS: A shaky...

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