September 12, 1983 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER 92

After career ailments and a troubled personal life, Chevy Chase bounds back with a bubbly baby daughter and a box-office smash in Vacation

UP FRONT 32

Twenty years after a church bombing killed four young girls in Birmingham, an unusual couple symbolizes how the city has changed

Barry Manilow draws 40,000 fans to Britain’s Blenheim Palace. (The last man to do that was Winston Churchill, who was born there.)

The Reagan Administration’s feminist whistle-blower, Barbara Honegger, plays a stranger tune off camera

JOCKS 45

Relief pitcher Randy Moffitt, Billie Jean King’s brother, scores a big victory over a rare and often fatal disease

IN HIS OWN WORDS 49

Computer expert Donn Parker examines the dangers of high-tech criminality

VIDEO 58

Actress Shelley Duvall produces a spellbinding Faerie Tale Theatre

SONG 62

With Flashdance, the beat goes on for the dean of disco, Giorgio Moroder

LOOKOUT 73

Puppeteer Martin P. Robinson finds his career blossoming inside a man-hungry houseplant

CRIME 74

The worst mass murder in Alaska’s history remains a case with few clues and no suspects

TROUBLE 83

Writing his Vietnam memoir, Chickenhawk, made author Robert Mason a jailbird

COUPLES 87

There’s no generation gap in their home, say country singer Dottie West, 50, and spouse Alan Winters, 28

SEQUEL 96

Tragedy again haunts Jerry Lee Lewis, as his fifth wife, Shawn, dies mysteriously

TRIBUTE 99

The two faces of Princess Grace: the second of a two-part series on the anniversary of her death

BODY 104

Two spa-wise California authors, Judy Babcock and Judy Kennedy, offer the last word on getting in shape

WINNERS 108

Ex-cultist Robin George takes a $9.7 million bite out of the Hare Krishna movement

PAGES 115

Yale professor Henry Gates unearths a startling 19th-century novel, the first ever by a black American

GOING HOME 121

Lawrence, Mass. gives native son Leonard Bernstein a gala 65th birthday

HAPPY 122

Birds do it, toads do it, even educated squirrels do it—let’s do it, let’s … water ski?

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

Liz Taylor and Carol Burnett team up in HBO’s Between Friends, and ABC deals out a winning new series in Lottery!

Award-winning director Jean-Jacques Beineix’s latest, Moon in the Gutter, never gets off the ground

In Unforgettable Hollywood, photographer Nat Dallinger provides an irresistible picture album of the Clark Gable-Marilyn Monroe era

Part I of a survey of male singers and their current offerings (Part II next week)

TAKE ONE 31

STAR TRACKS 57

Lee Major’s latest date is Steve McQueen’s daughter Terry

Joe Piscopo, Michael Keaton and Marilu Henner cavort in a gangster comedy

Opera great Placido Domingo sings with his feet

PEOPLE PUZZLE 118

CHATTER 124

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