July 30, 1984 12:00 PM

ON THE COVER 24

How to raise a daughter who makes history? Geraldine Ferraro’s mother, Antonetta, stresses hard work, prayer and lots of love

UP FRONT 30

The Dems drew the likes of Warren Beatty, Margot Kidder, Ron Reagan Jr., Coretta King and an army of media heavies to their Party-party marathon in San Francisco

Four centuries after a total wipeout, Princess Anne wins over the locals at England’s first American colony

Gangster, sailor, king, clown—Michael Jackson plays them to the hilt in his 1985 calendar

TROUBLE 39

Jewish Defense League founder Meir Kahane stirs up anti-Arab sentiments in a demagogic campaign for a seat in Israel’s Knesset

BIO 43

Ex-basketball star Wilt Chamberlain finds a new challenge at the movies: Conan the Destroyer

SCREEN 50

Steven Spielberg sends in the clones, Gremlins—a summer hummer that scares even its star, Phoebe Cates

FOOD 66

Deli man David Mintz sets out to beat ’em all with a cool snack called Tofutti

OLYMPICS 69

Arie Selinger serves up a world class volleyball team, but his coaching methods are drawing fire

ON THE MOVE 72

Californians Mindy Greenfield and Lissa Negrin specialize in noisy fan fare guaranteed to make you feel like a star

TO THE TOP 75

On the 100th anniversary of the roller coaster, PEOPLE picks the nation’s 10 best

ON TOUR 82

Spinal Tap taps out, Billy Joel hangs in and Terri Nunn looks for love

IN THE MONEY 84

His best-selling Kitty Litter has Ed Lowe sitting in the financial cat-box seat

IN HIS OWN WORDS 91

In How a Man Ages, author Curtis Pesmen reveals what the years will do to you—and what to do about it

LOOKOUT 94

Third grader Thor Stone cuts his adult karate students down to size

Conan Princess Olivia D’Abo, 15, gives Arnold Schwarzenegger some lip

COUPLES 98

The pregnant question in Washington, D.C. is whether Ling-Ling the panda is in the family way

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

Live from Los Angeles, Jim McKay, Kathleen Sullivan and, of course, Howard Cosell bring you the Olympics

Dudley Moore, Eddie Murphy and Kate Capshaw dabble in the weapons (and comedy) trade in Best Defense

Jayne Anne Phillips’ novel Machine Dreams chronicles the life of an ordinary American family

Christopher Cross, Foreigner and Quincy Jones are among the contributors to The Official Music of the XXIIIrd Olympiad

TAKE ONE 23

PEOPLE PUZZLE 89

STAR TRACKS 97

Cyndi Lauper and family tape a new video

Queen bites dog

CHATTER 100

You May Like

EDIT POST