Time Magazine Contents Page

Vol. 138 No. 14 OCTOBER 7, 1991

COVER STORIES

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NATION: A Safer World

Bush's stunning proposals please Gorbachev, but Moscow still wants to dicker

ALSO: The Democrats heave another sigh about 1992

28

WORLD: Four Desperate Days

A diarist describes Gorbachev's ordeal during the August coup

52

HISTORY: The Columbus Fuss

A debate about 1492 says a great deal about 1991

BUSINESS Today's pretty women represent a new breed of mannequin

38

HEALTH Breaking the silence on incest 46

SCIENCE A 4,000-year-old man yields secrets from the Early Bronze Age 48

PROFILE Balladeer Raffi chants a new tune: Baa Baa Mother Earth

63

BEHAVIOR A famous how-to...

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