People Staff
September 18, 1989 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER 98

Collapsing with a “panic attack,” defrocked TV evangelist Jim Bakker turns his fraud trial into an unholy circus, while a tearful Tammy Faye provides the sideshow

UP FRONT 48-58

Living on a huge deposit of oil, Alaska’s Gwich’in Indians fear for their way of life and their hunting grounds

Prince Aya of Japan is engaged—and it won’t be a sh?gun wedding

After baseball commissioner Bart Giamatti’s sudden death, his close friend Fay Vincent steps in

VOICES 61

Lawrence Guyot remembers the summer of’64 that shook Mississippi—and America

FAD 67

Walter Bramwell Young’s vinyl jewelry: strictly off the record

PAGES 68

With an assist from novelist Allan Gurganus, a memorable old lady speaks out

CONTROVERSY 75

His dogged efforts on behalf of movie mammals may land TV’s Bob Barker in court

COPING 80

Handicapped for two years by hyperthyroidism, golfer Pat Bradley fights back

SPLITS 93

Marital troubles for Harry Hamlin, Ozzy Osbourne, John Mellencamp, Billy Idol and Bush daughter Doro LeBlond

JOCKS 109

Boxer-actor-MBA-linguist Leland Hardy is a Renaissance man of the ring

POP! 113

The kids from Old Skull are the roughest little rockers in town—sort of

ROYALS 114

After years of a marital sham, Princess Anne and Capt. Mark Phillips call it quits

SCREEN 119

Bearing her grandfather’s infamous name, Alessandra Mussolini follows in her aunt Sophia Loren’s footsteps

ON THE JOB 123

Do Adel Rootstein’s mannequins remind you of someone? They should

MONEY 127

Neale Godfrey’s bank for kids makes dollars and sense

ADVENTURE 131

To get the disabled into the wilderness, Roger West builds a seven-mile boardwalk

SONG 135

With her Sweet Sixteenth album, country queen Reba McEntire sheds her last name and some of her innocence

HOST 139

Sema Wilkes’s Savannah boardinghouse hasn’t got boarders—just eaters

TO THE TOP 143

Testy, tenacious Mother Gert Boyle has snagged some big fish with her line of rugged outdoor gear

CRIME 147

After Missy Avila’s death, her friend Karen Severson couldn’t rest until the killer was found; now she’s charged with the murder

MAIN STREET 153

With smiles and tears, a California high school’s Class of’59 relives 30 years that changed them and the world

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 7

TAKE ONE 47

STAR TRACKS 72

CHATTER 156

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