ON THE COVER 100
As youngsters, they were powerless to stop their parents’ drinking. As adults, Suzanne Somers, Chuck Norris, Susan Sullivan and Louie Anderson, like countless other children of alcoholics, must still struggle to come to terms with the past
UP FRONT 42
Lacking a cure, AIDS patients find the next best thing in Chicago’s dedicated doctor, Gregory Shipman: compassion
The writers’ strike creates a real-life cliffhanger for TV, putting Cybill Shepherd, Ted Danson and David Letterman among the missing
In his new book, Yankee superstar Dave Winfield takes a cut at Boss George Steinbrenner—and detonates yet another explosion among the volatile Bronx Bombers
Stop the presses! A rival’s criticism upsets society gossip queen Suzy!
They may be science’s oddest couple, but Sheba the chimp is caring for Skylar the basset hound as her own
The mysterious murder of Indian activist Julian Pierce compounds the racial tensions in Robeson County, N.C.
In The Milagro Bean field War, Brazilian beauty Sonia Braga shows she’s more than a bedroom activist
On CBS’ Frank’s Place, star Tim Reid may run the show, but at home co-star (and wife) Daphne Maxwell calls the shots
ON THE MOVE 79
Saturday Night Live alumna Julia Louis-Dreyfus becomes a very material girl in NBC’s Day by Day
Florida’s Joe Nuckols heads the first and only totally self-help radio station in America
At 80, investigative journalist I.F. Stone books Socrates on charges of elitism
Forces of evil, beware. Here come Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! THWAK!
With the support of her manager and in defiance of her mother, teen singing sensation Tiffany goes to court to be declared an adult
Geneticist Dr. Susumu Ohno turns the building blocks of life itself into music
Yo, Run-D.M.C. and L.L. Cool J! Watch your back ’cause here comes rap’s hottest act, Salt’n Pepa, and they’re girls!
IN HER OWN WORDS 117
Women’s worst rivals in the workplace, according to author Judith Briles, are other women
OUT OF THE PAST 123
Miep Gies inspires a TV movie about her efforts to shelter Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis
Caricatures of Prince Charles and Lady Di decorate—more or less—a new line of pajama bags
As stars of the Artificial Intelligence theater company, Nancy Cassaro and Mark Nassar get married twice a week, with plenty of hitches
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 41
STAR TRACKS 58