Time Magazine Contents Page: Sep.17, 1990

Vol. 136, No. 12 SEPTEMBER 17, 1990


THE GULF: A Helsinki summit shows how much the world has changed

Bush and Gorbachev meet to discuss the gulf crisis, underscoring the shifts in superpower -- and other -- relations. Back home, Bush is bedeviled by the U.S. budget and Gorbachev by the Soviet economy. Gauging the embargo's bite. Tragedy for the refugees.


NATION: Crime, grime and declining services are rotting the Big Apple

A surge of senseless killings is shaking New York City to its core. Frightened residents wonder if Gotham's considerable treasures -- ranging from theater and museums to some of the world's most breathtaking buildings...

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