Time Magazine Contents Page

Vol. 138 No. 3 JULY 22, 1991

COVER STORY

20

NATION: Endangered River

The very prosperity it made possible now threatens the mighty Colorado

ALSO Iran-Contra: The scandal that will not die

30

WORLD: The New France

An identity crisis in that self-assured land? Mais oui.

46

BUSINESS: A Royal Banking Mess

How a revered sheik wound up at the center of a global scam

SCIENCE The eclipse showed that the sun is bigger than thought 52

MEDICINE A 900 number lends new meaning to the term house call 54

TELEVISION Three off-the-wall shows to beat the summer blahs 55

LIVING Day spas, the fast way for busy...

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