Time Magazine Contents Page Vol. 132 No. 26 DECEMBER 26, 1988

Magazine contents page Vol. 132 No. 26 DECEMBER 26, 1988


COVER: Arafat finally speaks the words, and Washington responds

After the P. L. O. leader accepts Israel and rejects terrorism, the U. S. makes a first momentous contact. But will the dialogue raise expectations that cannot be fulfilled? -- How Shultz and Arafat inched toward each other under pressure from European allies, moderate Arabs, the Soviet Union -- and George Bush.


WORLD: Gorbachev feels the political aftershocks

In Armenia the search for victims goes on as foreign aid pours into the Soviet Union. -- TIME Moscow bureau chief John Kohan, after a harrowing flight aboard the first U. S....

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