September 01, 1980 12:00 PM

On the Cover 35

With seven LPs on the charts, a thriving third marriage and Honeysuckle Rose, a movie that could be his biography, country music rebel Willie Nelson is in honky-tonk heaven

Up Front 20

The man behind the designer jeans revolution, Warren Hirsh, dumps Gloria Vanderbilt for Calvin Klein and Diane Von Furstenberg

Twelve-year-old Walter Polovchak battles his father for the right to live in the U.S.—not the U.S.S.R.

Margaret Trudeau is back—but this time she wants people to laugh at her

Michelle Smith’s horrifying childhood as a prisoner of Satanists puzzles church and psychiatry alike

Bonus Book II 45

In the second excerpt from that hot new chiller The Fifth Horseman, by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre, the President concocts a desperate scheme to stave off nuclear disaster to New York

Arts 59

Concert bookers listen when pianist Janina Fialkowska’s agent calls—Arthur Rubinstein sent her

Couples 64

H.G. Wells inadvertently wrote a love story—it is Malcolm McDowell’s and Mary Steenburgen’s

Lookout 69

Children’s counselor Kim Long

Balloon-bouquet merchant Steve Blunck

On the Move 71

Laraine Newman blabs about Saturday Night Live jealousies, drugs on the set and Wholly Moses co-star Richard Pryor

In His Own Words 75

Why Huckleberry Finn and even Webster’s dictionary are barred by some schools: Edward Jenkinson sounds the alarm against book banning in school libraries

Inventors 81

William Carlton and Margaret Parnis-England’s electronic tennis-line judge flawlessly answers that eternal question, “In or out?”

Over the Tube 89

Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does it more delightfully than wacky Today forecaster Willard Scott

Jocks 94

Pro soccer’s wandering goalie, Jack Brand, finds a home and revived career in Seattle

Mail 4

People Picks & Pans 8

W.C. Fields, the Marx Brothers and Mae West brighten CBS’ Funny Business, but Abbott and Costello are on first

Tired of being pressured into getting in shape? Walk, don’t run, to buy Aerphobics: the Scientific Way to Stop Exercising

Jackson Browne’s Hold Out isn’t quite so full of appeal as his classic Running on Empty

Chevy Chase, Bill Murray and Ted Knight are engaging duffers in an above-par golf club comedy, Caddyshack

Star Tracks 78

Sweden’s King Carl Gustaf hits Newport

John Lennon and Yoko Ono wax hot

Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher find a cause

Chris Atkins and Matt Dillon trade secrets

Carroll O’Connor re-weighs women

Bjorn Borg and bride Mariana bask

People Puzzle 86

Chatter 96

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