Pg… 4 Publisher's Note.
Pg… 7 Snapshots.
Pg… 14 Letters.
Pg… 19 Interview: George Michael, a blow–dried British pop star brings his "white soul" to the U.S.
Pg… 24 Cover: Newman's Own, the actor opens a Wild West Camp for children with life–threatening illnesses
Pg… 32 American Landscape: Diaries from the Drought, poignant accounts by farm families
Pg… 40 Life Visits: Bernstein at 70, music–making keeps the erstwhile wunderkind. "Immortal"
Pg… 46 Politics: Duke, in Atlanta, the nominee galvanizes his party for the race to the finish.
Pg… 50 Special Report: Symposium, pundits ponder the politics of '88
Pg… 60 Close–Up: Jesse and Jesse, the straightest talk yet from the charismatic Jackson.
Pg… 66 Theater: Oh Rats, It's Rachel! With her shiny pate and squeaky pet, a performance artist does it her way.
Pg… 68 Adventure: Following the Footsteps of Marco Polo, trekking across Asia, the intrepid westerner finds himself in a seven–century timewarp
Pg… 74 Family: One Babies Price, a mother's account of her sojourn in a shadowy corner of the adoption market
Pg… 82 Sports: Obsessed, Dennis Conner puts winning the cup about friendship, religion and sex.
Pg… 86 Hotspot: Hermit Kingdom, as South Korea prepares to host the Olympics, photographer explores its reclusive northern neighborhood.
Pg… 94 Medicine: The Divine Curse, a Mennonite family interprets the tics of Tourette's syndrome and Gods work.
Pg… 104 Science: The Floe of History, frozen clues to global warming.
Pg… 106 Music: That Gibson Girl, upbeat loves pied–piper.
Pg… 108 Miscellany. : Cover: photographs by Bob Sacha