Pg… 1 Publisher's Note.
Pg… 7 Snapshots.
Pg… 22 Letters.
Pg… 15 Interview: Ted Koppel, TVs grand inquisitor talks.
Pg… 26 News: Days of War and Peace, photojournalists and Iran's top writer review eight years of battle.
Pg… 36 The Big Picture: a Pyramid for Paris
Pg… 38 Cover: Queen Kong, Sigourney Weaver, Braves it is Dian Fossey and falls for the gorillas.
Pg… 48 Olympics: U.S.S.R. vs U.S., the superpowers superathletes rev up for an encounter in South Korea.
Pg… 86 Reflections of a Soviet Olympian: a contender in four games sees the plus in being friend and foe.
Pg… 89 Wonder Woman: the best athlete of any nation may well be Jackie Joyner–Kirsee
Pg… 98 Spectacle: A Sight Fantastic, a Canadian circus without animals gets a big reception in the U.S.
Pg… 104 Exclusive: My Husband, the President, feisty Kitty Dukakis and Barbara Bush pulled their punches to win the White House.
Pg… 115 Music: K.T.'s doin' O.K., a country singer hits the top––and middle age––at the same time.
Pg… 120 Special Report: Stop! For god Sake Stop! In Minneapolis women and the law are finding ways to cope with domestic violence.
Pg… 134 Life Visits: For Love and Art, oft–wed baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen has been courted by nations east and west for his $1 billion worth of superb paintings.
Pg… 140 Miscellany. : Cover: photographs by Ken Regan