Pg… 4 Editor's Note.
Pg… 9 Camera at work: picture find for the annals of medicine.
Pg… 16 Letters.
Pg… 19 Portrait: Jay Hammond, governing Alaska is like flying a Bush plane with a grizzly bear, by Jeff Wheelwright.
Pg… 22 The Cruel Summer: the heat wave of '80 was the worst in 26 years
Pg… 30 Living It up among the Ruins: for torn Beirut's privileged few, pleasure is still the main pursuit.
Pg… 38 The You Know Where Your Dog Is? In the inner cities, tens of thousands of strays are being hunted down and destroyed.
Pg… 48 A Rite of Passage Are Rarely Seen: the fierce young warriors of Maasai enter elderhood
Pg… 56 Peter in His City: a new biography tells how the greatest of the tsars opened Russia to the west by Robert K. Massie
Pg… 70 Fire under the Cascades: Mount Saint Helens is only one of a volatile range in the Pacific Northwest.
Pg… 80 Scrapbook of the Stars: a Hollywood insider's candid pictures of the glory days of the '40s and '50s
Pg… 90 Look What's Happened to Baltimore: the crabcake capital may just be the most livable city in the U.S.
Pg… 96 Life around the World : Russia Steals Its Own Show.
Pg… 102 Life around the World: Exiles End
Pg… 106 Just One More. : Cover photograph by Frank Oberle