Time Magazine Contents Page: Oct. 15, 1990

Vol. 136, No. 16 OCTOBER 15, 1990


NATION: From stock markets to supermarkets, high anxiety rules the day as politicians bicker and the economy nose-dives

The oil shock threatens to bring on a widespread recession. -- Washington's budget mess tarred everyone who took part in it and gave President Bush his worst setback. -- Can Dick Darman find a way to fix the fiscal fiasco he helped create? Maybe government is dead after all.


THE GULF: As the waiting game continues, coalition partners bend a bit

The alliance wonders whether force will be used. -- Among the Arabs, even some who condemn Saddam oppose the foreign...

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