November 28, 1983 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER

Twenty years ago this week, President Kennedy died in Dallas. In this Special Report, PEOPLE examines the Kennedys, then and now, and how the assassination is remembered

12 Where were you on Nov. 22, 1963? We asked Willie Nelson, Ed Asner, Coretta Scott King and 16 others

138 For Martin Sheen and Blair Brown, filming NBC’s seven-hour docudrama meant reliving the ordeal in Dallas

142 Today Caroline Kennedy works for New York’s Metropolitan Museum and John Jr. is studying in India

146 An album of photographs captures the Senator and his bride in their Georgetown days

151 In the campaign of 1960, Americans pressed close to a candidate with charisma

156 For the first time, June Oswald Porter writes about growing up in the shadow of the assassination

UP FRONT 50

Toronto facial surgeon Ian Munro gives new life to his patients by giving them a new look

For the Fonz and the cast of Happy Days, the fun may be over after an 11-season run

Beauty is in the eye of the voter as Kentuckians elect a new governor, Martha Layne Collins, and say goodbye to John Y. Brown Jr. and Phyllis George

OLYMPICS 63

Gymnasts Mary Lou Retton and Dianne Durham hope to be the next Nadia Comaneci

STYLE 69

Sophia Loren, Princess Di and Pope John Paul II all keep warm in Laura Biagiotti’s classy cashmere

CRIME 83

Royston Potter lost his Utah policeman’s job but plans to keep his three wives

WORDS 89

Psychologist B.F. Skinner has a practical game plan for coming to terms with old age

COPING 103

Mimi Sheraton found life as the New York Times food critic too broadening

SCENE 117

Peter Gatien turns a landmark church into Manhattan’s newest disco and celebs fill the pews

MONEY 120

Steve Richardson found peace in a fitting occupation: making fiendish jigsaw puzzles

SCREEN 124

Tess Harper catapults from the sweetness of Tender Mercies to the horror of Amityville 3-D

SEQUEL 128

Since his resignation three months ago, Israel’s former Prime Minister Menachem Begin has become a sorrowing—and perplexing—recluse

TOP 137

Lea Thompson proves she’s got All the Right Moves as an actress

LOOKOUT 174

Cartoonist Pat Bagley

Sailing photographer Sharon Green

JOCKS 177

Nebraska’s Turner Gill quarterbacks the most overpowering offense in college football

TROUBLE 181

A gem of a tale surfaces about the past of Joan Collins’ boyfriend

PAGES 182

Mountain-climbing novelist Mark Helprin reaches the top with his fourth book, Winter’s Tale

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 11

Linda Evans and Kenny Rogers are partners in The Gambler sequel on CBS, and Johnny Carson plays practical jokes on his friends in an NBC special

TAKE ONE 49

PEOPLE PUZZLE 114

STAR TRACKS 77

Peggy Lee drums

Diane Keaton shoots

Barry Manilow clowns

Prince William rides high

CHATTER 184

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