Winners of 1991

Boris Yeltsin, the comeback kid of Russian politics, deftly toppled the Kremlin and inherited the nuclear button . . . The Teamsters said goodbye to the Mafia. Against all odds, the most corrupt U.S. labor union elected an underdog reformer as president -- Watch out, wiseguys . . . Sam Skinner moved up from Transportation Secretary to displace arrogant-to-the-end John Sununu. Skinner was just what George Bush needed -- a crisis manager who flies coach class . . . Wal-Mart isn't just a discount store anymore. Sam Walton's brainchild surpassed Sears in 1991 as the largest U.S. retailer . . ....