Time Magazine Contents Page Vol. 134 No. 3 JULY 17, 1989

Vol. 134 No. 3 JULY 17, 1989


COVER: In a single, ordinary week, 464 people died by gunfire. These are their stories

Tawanah Jean Griggs, the young woman on the cover, was sitting on a sofa in her mother's home in Bartlesville, Okla., when her 20-year-old cousin fired a shotgun into her chest on May 1. At 17, she thus became one of hundreds of gun victims killed in the first week of May. They were shot accidentally or in an impulsive moment of anger, killed by friends, wives or husbands; they took their own lives or came to a violent end in a street quarrel or...

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