By People Staff
August 18, 1980 12:00 PM

On the Cover 100

After seven years (at $100 million per), Kiss let down their masks to unveil a new drummer and new lady (post-Cher) for insatiable Gene Simmons: She’s Diana Ross

Up Front 28

In a rare interview, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher talks frankly about her amazing career, her family life—and the limits of women’s liberation

Ex-hostage Richard Queen fights to regain his health and to reassure the relatives of those he left behind

At Shelley Winters’ party for the lovers in her memoir, Burt Lancaster, William Holden, Marlon Brando et al were no-shows

Jocks 43

A 24-year-old sailor named Russell Long wants to defend the America’s Cup

Over the Tube 47

To Johnny Carson’s foil, Ed McMahon, The Tonight Show is a boat he’d rather not rock

Arts 53

Despite her crutches, partially paralyzed soprano Irene Gubrud has high hopes for opera

In Style 58

Bianca, Jackie O and Gloria V think hairstylist Suga gives the kindest cut of all

Host 71

British diplomat-gourmet Alan Davidson tells everything you ever wanted to know about cooking seafood from the North Atlantic

Bio 75

House Speaker Tip O’Neill is the man in the middle at the Democratic Convention

Off the Screen 84

They’re scene rustlers (as Travolta knows), but Debra Winger & Madolyn Smith are two Urban Cowgirls who had never seen Texas

Lookout 92

Winners 98

The Olympics still won’t have them, but women marathoners run for the world championship in London, and Lorraine Moller is the best

In the Money 109

Women make better philanthropists than men, says Brooke Astor, who spreads around $9 million a year proving it

Inventors 115

A portable dialysis kit devised by Jack Moncrief and Robert Popovich frees thousands from bondage to the artificial kidney

Couples 121

Ryan’s Hope and All My Children provide bad role models but good jobs for happily married soap stars John and Sandy Gabriel

Mail 4

People Picks & Pans 10

Block that metaphor! Hold that hyperbole! Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford and Fran Tarkenton open the NFL exhibition season

Truman Capote’s Music for Chameleons may not be profound, but it’s elegant

Among summer albums, Carly Simon is slightly off form, and Barry White is right on

Angie Dickinson and Michael Caine help director Brian De Palma create a dazzling and erotic chiller, Dressed to Kill

Star Tracks 95

People Puzzle 119

Chatter 124