November 27, 1978 12:00 PM

On the Cover 120

At 47, single mother Angie Dickinson goes from Police Woman to a hot role in Pearl—but don’t ask her about JFK

Up Front 36

The Holy Shroud of Turin—could it really be Christ’s burial linen? Two Air Force scientists try to find out

California music magnate Mike Curb wins a dirty campaign for lieutenant governor

Pastor Don Wildmon leaves his Mississippi pulpit to launch a drive on TV “trash”

Up from revolution, erstwhile Yippie Jerry Rubin is out of politics and into “awareness”

In Style 49

No dumb blonde, designer Sherry Wolf ties up the scarf market

Bio 55

Author William Manchester writes about power—and General MacArthur

On Stage 69

Nightclub owner Budd Friedman wants to franchise the funny business

To the Top 73

Equestrienne Melanie Smith and her jumper Val de Loire gallop toward the Olympics

Host 77

Marcella Hazan throws a buffet, Italian-style

On the Move 85

At 20, Michael Jackson boogies from the family Five to a Wiz of a movie career

In the Money 91

Quadriplegic Ron Purer heads his own multimillion-dollar home appliance firm

In His Own Words 95

Iran expert Marvin Zonis weighs the forces that could topple the Shah

Sequel 102

Franco Nero is The Pirate on TV, but he stole Vanessa Redgrave’s heart in 1967

In Trouble 107

Eight Minnesota women struck a blow for equality by striking their bank

Split 115

For David and Talia Shire, “clinging” has given way to “distancing”

Arts 129

American baritone Sherrill Milnes is selling tickets as he once did Schlitz beer

Medics 133

Psychiatrist Gerald Jampolsky helps youngsters deal with illness—and death

Lookout 138

Teacher 143

University of Illinois Prof. Richard Scanlan is a cheerleader for the classics

Spirit 147

The monks of New Skete teach dogs to obey some old-time commandments

Couples 153

Nancy Thurmond, 32, helps husband Strom, 75, win another Senate election

Mail 4

People Picks & Pans 13

Wild, crazy and hot, Steve Martin hosts his first TV special

New books are out by black poets Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni and Ntozake Shange

Mmmwhah! All four members of Kiss have cut solo albums, which means a lot of smackers for someone

Jane Fonda gives the bad guys what for in the neo-Western Comes a Horseman

Stuck for holiday gift ideas? How about an oil well? Or a balloon trip through France?

People Puzzle 112

Star Tracks 116

Cybill Shepherd and Elliott Gould step out

Now it’s the Amy Carter doll

Jennifer O’Neill recoups from her fall of ’78

Waylon Jennings blindsides Ronnie Milsap

A Miss World contestant declines to doff

Pope John Paul II is caught in a swarm

Chatter 156

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