By People Staff
May 15, 1989 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER 74

There’s not a dry eye in the house as Michael J. Fox, Meredith Baxter Birney, Justine Bateman and the rest of the Family Ties crew tape the show’s 176th—and final—episode

Up Front 50-60

Ten-year-old David Able was born without arms and legs but has courage to spare

Bill Cosby and Barbra Streisand are among those honoring Ella Fitzgerald

Splitting with lover Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke sues for a fistful of dollars

COPING 65

Five months after a serious head injury, Gary Busey is back on his bike—helmetless

STAGE 73

Ron is gone, so presidential impressionist Jim Morris has learned to do George

CONTROVERSY 82

Cajuns are ragin’ as upstarts from Texas enter the crawfish stakes

TO THE TOP 85

Montanans shell out for Sheila Kirkpatrick’s cowboy hats

HOST 89

Hollywood stars park their Harleys at Ed and Vern Savko’s down-home diner

MAIN STREET 93

Omaha housing chief Robert Armstrong lays down the law to shape up the projects

TRENDS 99

Greg Trabert and his family clean up with the world’s first laundromat/health club

TROUBLE 101

Texas developer George Mallick vows to clear his own name and Jim Wright’s

HAPPY 105

Ron Forshee doesn’t think his Granny Fannies should be the butt of any jokes

  • BONUS BOOK 106
  • In The Andy Warhol Diaries, Mr. Enigma dishes about Jerry Hall (right), Jane Fonda, Madonna, Ryan O’Neal, Farrah Fawcett and others

JOCKS 128

High school pitcher Jon Peters is an A student but can’t learn how to lose

ON THE JOB 131

At Larry Sharpe’s Monster Factory, students don’t hit the books, just each other

ON THE MOVE 137

Rock vocal coach Elizabeth Sabine is the preeminent teacher of screech

ARTS 141

Elaine Duillo paints book jackets that seem to breathe—heavily

WORDS 145

Jim Coe tells how driftnet fishing by Asian nations may threaten the ocean’s ecology

POP! 153

San Francisco’s Bellini Baby bar has a Pampered clientele

OOPS! 155

New York wine merchant William Sokolin drops $519,750 at dinner

KIN 159

Dom’s kid, Peter DeLuise, is a hit in 21 Jump Street

INTRODUCING…163

Melissa Etheridge, who brings acoustic rock her big voice and a serious 12-string

SCENE 165

When it comes to retirement homes, the Last Post is the cat’s meow

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

TAKE ONE 49

CHATTER 168

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