Time Magazine Contents Page

Vol. 135, No. 5 JANUARY 29, 1990

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NATION: The N.R.A. is a powerhouse lobbying group, but it shows some signs of losing steam

One year after the schoolyard massacre in Stockton, Calif., gave gun control a new impetus, the N.R.A. looks for a way to maintain its clout. -- TIME poll describes a nation where many share a devotion to guns -- and a willingness to accept regulations. -- For and Against: leaders of the N.R.A. and Handgun Control speak about firearms. -- Washington Mayor Marion Barry may finally have run out of luck. -- The McMartin sex case abused children, defendants, judge and jurors for six...