Time Magazine Masthead May 18, 1992 VOLUME 139 NO. 20

Magazine masthead May 18, 1992 VOLUME 139 NO. 20

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THE WEEK

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COVER: A Conviction to Die

If Roger Keith Coleman is electrocuted next week, the system, now less responsive to appeals, will have failed him

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THE TWO AMERICAS: Playing by Suburbia's Rules

+ Why are the cities desperate? The middle class has left town

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THE CAMPAIGN: Dueling Images

The race to control the memories of Los Angeles has begun

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THE ADMINISTRATION: Its Bleeding Hearts

A call by some Bush aides for free-market aid to the poor

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THE AFTERMATH: Lessons of L.A.

Why police were unprepared to quell the ghetto's rage

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GERMANY: Well Paid,...

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