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ON THE COVER 112

As the satin-clad siren of ABC’s Moonlighting, Cybill Shepherd exults in newfound stardom and dazzles male America

UP FRONT 42

Rockers like Hall & Oates, John Cougar Mellencamp, Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor and Don Henley start scrapping rather than put warning labels on their records

Harassed and depressed, Dan White, who went to prison for killing two San Francisco politicians, takes another life—his own

Wanted: Two-bit terrorist Abul Abbas is accused of plotting the Achille Lauro hijacking

In a well-rehearsed show of unity, Charles and Diana face their nation to squelch Those Ugly Rumors

SONG 55

His tour with Bruce Springsteen done, saxman Clarence Clemons blows his own horn for a change

TUBE 61

Liza Minnelli makes her TV dramatic debut as Mary-Lou Weisman, who fought her son’s muscular dystrophy

ON THE MOVE 66

Pinch hitter Richard Nixon steps in to settle a dispute between baseball’s umpires and the big leagues

TRENDS 68

Candy lovers are stuck on gummi bears and a host of other chewy critters

PAGES 73

In the hidden world of Olympic oarsmen, David Halberstam finds intrigue, obsession and a surprise best-seller

IN HER OWN WORDS 87

If you’re successful but afraid that you’re a fake, psychologist Pauline Rose Clance says you may be suffering from the Imposter Phenomenon

GALLERY 101

It’s taps for the Gl’s hot rod, the jeep

SPLIT 108

Seattle housewife Sandra Kirkman learns hell hath no fury like a husband scorned

CRIME 121

Mark Hofmann and Steve Christensen, two men trafficking in controversial Mormon documents, are involved in mysterious bombings

ON THE STUMP 125

Mr. Potato Head’s message to the voters of Boise, Idaho: “This spud’s for you”

JOCKS 127

Looking for a boost at the box office, the Harlem Globetrotters suit up Lynette Woodard

TO THE TOP 133

Going solo, Jimmy Lin, at 25, has become the idol of violin lovers

BOO 139

Schoolteacher Gloria Parker moonlights as Queen of California’s novelty casket business

Why Baron von Franckenstein changed his name to Clement St. George

As Elvira, Cassandra Peterson cuts up and cuts down the trash horror movies that terrorize TV viewers

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

TAKE ONE 41

STAR TRACKS 104

CHATTER 148