Time Magazine Contents Page: Dec. 17, 1990

Vol. 136, No. 26 DECEMBER 17, 1990


HEALTH: Americans bemoan their lack of sleep, but few realize how perilous not getting enough rest can be

As the U.S. transforms itself into a 24-hour society, millions of people are trying to get by on six hours or less of slumber, leaving many of them chronically sleep deprived and mentally impaired. The loss of alertness can contribute to everything from poor grades in school to accidents at work.


WORLD: By promising to free the hostages, Saddam undercuts the case for war now

Washington swears it will not barter with Baghdad, but the U.S. or someone else may, nonetheless....

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