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ON THE COVER 92

He was a peerless performer and a sometimes parodied hipster. He marched for civil rights, and he hugged President Nixon. In 64 remarkable years Sammy Davis Jr. both reflected and changed his times

UP FRONT 44-58

Was pilot Dan Hood, a hero of the NBC movie Last Flight Out, a man on a mission of mercy, or did he have a hidden agenda to find a son?

Thierry Roussel weds longtime love Gaby Landhage, but it’s his Onassis heiress daughter, Athina Roussel, who steals the show

Condemned to die, jailhouse lawyer Joe Giarratano protests that he’s no killer, and the Supreme Court is hearing his appeal

Bad boy Andrew Dice Clay wasn’t Saturday night special on Saturday Night Live, but the Diceman got all the attention he thinks he deserves

COUPLES 63

Starting over in South Carolina, Robby Benson and Karla DeVito have a solid eight-year marriage and a new movie, Modern Love

BIO 73

The alcoholic son of an alcoholic father, pop therapist John Bradshaw wins a huge TV audience by tracing the root of addiction back to the family

PARTY 83

The stars of Comic Relief, including Robin Williams, Steven Wright and Joan Rivers, raise funny money for a serious cause: the homeless

STYLE 86

Putting their locks in a sexy pile, the likes of Ivana Trump and supermodel Claudia Schiffer pay homage to the Bardot coiffure

PAGES 89

After years of writing little romances, Scotland’s Rosamunde Pilcher struck it rich with The Shell Seekers; now she’s back with another best-seller, September

ADVENTURE 101

In Miami, Don Johnson and Kurt Russell take on Chuck Norris and the life-and-death perils of powerboat racing

CONTROVERSY 105

Colorado cop Kevin Orcutt adapts an age-old weapon for use on the job, and alleged victims are screaming in outrage—and pain

TO THE TOP 108

Washington, D.C.’s Sweet Honey in the Rock sing about discord, in exquisite harmony

REUNION 111

Freed 45 years ago from a German prison camp, 13 former U.S. airmen come together once more

HEIRS 115

Actor Stephen Lang, son of philanthropist Eugene, gives rich performances on stage and screen

TRIBUTE 119

Father to Kermit the Frog and a host of other Muppets, Jim Henson, who died last week at 53, had a childlike genius that brought out the kid in everyone

OUCH! 123

Who dares to yank on the Duchess of York’s ponytail? Hint—her name begins with a B

HAPPY 124

The world’s first test-tube tiger cubs are born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo

MAIL 5

PICKS & PANS 9

THE INSIDER 43

CHATTER 126