Time Magazine Contents Page: August 6, 1990

Vol. 136, No. 6 AUGUST 6, 1990


NATION: Hoping to avoid a bruising confirmation fight, the President chooses a mystery man for the Supreme Court

David Souter's views on major constitutional issues -- especially abortion --are largely unknown. He could be a Stealth candidate whom George Bush can slip past the Senate. -- The bookish nominee has a deep respect for tradition. Does he have a heart?


WORLD: Brazil's Fernando Collor de Mello tries the most radical economic reform ever -- but struggles to make it stick

While economists believe Collor's program is well reasoned, it has angered Big Business, alienated much of the middle class...