May 08, 1989 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER 46

She was the slapstick Garbo, the female clown of the century, by every standard the First Lady of Television. Now, her fans mourn the passing of the one and only Lucy

DISCOVERY 59

Utah chemist Stanley Pons stirs up his fellow scientists with his stunning claim to have achieved nuclear fusion

SPLIT 67

If E.T. phones home, he won’t be hearing good news: Steven Spielberg and wife Amy Irving are calling it quits

SCENCE 69

Liverpool soccer fan Chris Parsonage recalls the terrifying human wave that left 95 people dead

STAGE 73

Michel Grilikhes brings The Wizard of Oz to the stage in a lip-synced extravaganza that only a Munchkin could love

STYLE 77

Why did Madonna wear all those roses on her dress? Because designer Rachel London put them there

TO THE TOP 81

Jim Benton and his “Misters” have become one of cartooning’s hottest draws

HOST 87

Birthday-party sage Jeremy Sage knows what makes little kids giggle

LOOKOUT 91

Berkeley’s 8-year-old Teddy Andrews may be the nation’s youngest city official

WORDS 95

Munchausen syndrome, named for a tale-telling baron, keeps doctors guessing and hospitals hopping

BONUS BOOK 100

In the first of two excerpts from The Andy Warhol Diaries, the late Pop artist paints a revealing portrait of an era full of sex, drugs and partying with pals like Elizabeth Taylor Liza Minnelli and Mick Jagger

ROYALS 124

Toddling and teething, Princess Beatrice puts in an appearance at dockside

ARTS 127

Satirist Jeff Koons pleads not guilty to the charge of recycling kitsch

ADVENTURE 135

Proving that men can be done without, Bonnie Bordas organizes women-only treks to faraway places

SEQUEL 141

He has switched from acting to law, but Bobby Diamond, child star of the horse opera Fury, would happily be back on TV

ON THE MOVE 145

Driven by angst, talent and ego, star actor Mandy Patinkin is striving for singing stardom as well

INTRODUCING… 151

The Cowboy Junkies, whose country-punk sound bridges the considerable gap between I lank Williams and Lou Reed

PAGES 153

It’s been years since he quit comedy for advertising, but Stan Freberg is still looking for laughs

TUBE 157

Thirtysomething’s Polly Draper is making it big while mourning the failure of her marriage

MAIL 8

PICKS & PANS 13

TAKE ONE 45

CHATTER 160

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