From The Publisher: Oct. 5, 1992

In recent years TIME has devoted special issues of the magazine to compelling and urgent subjects ranging from women's trials and triumphs to the U.S. Constitution. The extra pages in these issues provide for protracted reflection outside the current sweep of news and allow us to bring you a bonus package of our best journalistic efforts, applied to a larger subject than we can ordinarily tackle in a week. This week readers will find at newsstands and in mailboxes perhaps our most ambitious project yet: "Beyond the Year 2000: What to Expect in the New Millennium."

This peek into the future...

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