Time Magazine Contents Page

Vol. 138 No. 10 SEPTEMBER 9, 1991

COVER STORIES

22

WORLD: The Year Zero

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

16

NATION: Cold War's Aftermath

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

54

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

50

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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