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Vol. 138 No. 10 SEPTEMBER 9, 1991



WORLD: The Year Zero

Facing disintegration, the U.S.S.R. starts over from scratch ALSO: The Baltics go free and win foreign recognition


NATION: Cold War's Aftermath

The Soviet collapse offers the U.S. new opportunities -- and problems


BUSINESS: Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

Permanent layoffs are helping keep the economy weak

PROFILE Gus Hall, America's top communist, is keeping the faith


SCIENCE Is biology destiny for gay men? 60

LIVING The Japanese try to relax 63

SPORT Carl Lewis and Mike Powell show records are made to be broken 64

BOOKS Anne Tyler's Saint Maybe...

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