Time Magazine Contents Page:May 7, 1990

Vol. 135, No. 19 MAY 7, 1990

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SHOW BUSINESS: Raunch is all the rage in pop culture, and outrage is the reaction of many Americans

A rap group is declared obscene. Comics get condemned by pressure groups. Serious movies garner X ratings. A Cardinal of the church blames a rock singer for teen suicides. In a four-letter world, what's a citizen to do? See it in perspective, and take it in stride. Another view: Entertainers should censor themselves before the state does it for them.

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NATION: U.S. Jews are a house divided over Israel

Stubbornness with the peace process, abuse of Palestinians and religious intolerance have...

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