August 3, 1992

COVER

BLACK POWER

SPORTS WATCH

The Olympic conundrum

AN AMERICAN VIEW

Sweet dreams of Desert Storm

BLACK POWER 2627
COVER

BLACK POWER

AN ENIGMATIC MEDIA BARON DEFIES CRITICS AND EXTENDS HIS EMPIRE
The Olympic conundrum 4041
SPORTS WATCH

The Olympic conundrum

We send athletes to competitions around the world to engage in sports that nobody looks at except for two weeks every four years
Sweet dreams of Desert Storm 89
AN AMERICAN VIEW

Sweet dreams of Desert Storm

Basketball may have been invented by a Canadian, but American fans rate that detail as minor, if they recall it at all
DEATH THREATS BY FAX 1415
WORLD

DEATH THREATS BY FAX

MAJ.-GEN. LEWIS MACKENZIE TALKS OF HIS UN POSTING AND BEING HELD HOSTAGE IN WARTORN SARAJEVO
FUTURE SHOCK 3435
COVER

FUTURE SHOCK

HAS THE PRESS LOST ITS APPEAL?
Spain’s Summer Sensation 3839
SPORTS

Spain’s Summer Sensation

The XXV Olympic Games hit their stride in Barcelona
The ‘Minister of Fun’ 1617
WORLD

The ‘Minister of Fun’

A sex scandal rocks the Tory government
Living without communism 1819
WORLD

Living without communism

A post-Soviet society emerges from the ashes
‘Sleepwalking to disaster’ 1213

‘Sleepwalking to disaster’

Ottawa’s proposed power loss causes concern
Swinging to the top 3637
SPORTS

Swinging to the top

Three Canadians reach the inner circle
HEADING FOR THE POLLS? 1011
CANADA

HEADING FOR THE POLLS?

SPECULATION ABOUT A FALL ELECTION GROWS AS PROGRESS IN THE UNITY TALKS GRINDS TO A HALT
A government that has run out of puff 4849
COLUMN

A government that has run out of puff

The flameout of the impostor Ross Perot, the billionaire who wanted to be president until he discovered it involved work, has put attention on the people who enter public life. Why do they do it? Is it worth the candle? What drives them on? As Canadians wait—not-so-patiently—to get this Conservative government into the polling booth, it is useful to pause and observe what eight years in power have done to those at the top.
A medical mystery 4243
HEALTH

A medical mystery

AIDS-like illnesses occur without HIV
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