Time Magazine Contents Page

August 3, 1992 Vol. 140 No. 5

THE WEEK 20

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COVER: Invincible AIDS

Eleven years into the epidemic, the battle against aids is going badly. Some new cases may be caused by unknown viruses, the number of stricken women is soaring -- and so is the death toll.

The Optimist

Discoverer of the aids virus, Luc Montagnier still believes it can be subdued

Courage Under Fire

Gay men take up the task of resurrecting a community from the ashes

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OLYMPICS: Curtain's Up in Barcelona

Performance

In pursuit of the perfect athlete, sports science has created a new formula: less pain, more gain

Equipment

Innovative gear is...

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