By People Staff
September 05, 1994 12:00 PM

STAR TRACKS 6

John F, Kennedy Jr. takes to the sea with a new woman. Anna Nicole Smith and Roseanne have a girls’ night out. Paul Simon trades his guitar for a baseball bat, and more

UPFRONT

38 With summer vacations drawing to a close, Dustin Hoffman, Prince Albert, Meg Ryan and Liam Neeson are rested, tanned, happy—and home from some distant hills

44 Charges of sexual harassment, fiscal irresponsibility and bad judgment lead the NAACP to oust executive director Benjamin Chavis

46 The pain of losing their daughter Jessica in a much-publicized custody battle with her birth parents is finally abating as Jan and Robby DeBoer await the adoption of a new baby

48 Claiming her name is hers and hers alone, Elizabeth Taylor tries to quash a miniseries on her life, now in production, by suing author C. David Heymann and NBC for $10 million

MEDICS 51

What she wanted was a child. But what artificial insemination gave Mary Orsak was HIV

TROUBLE-54

What does a Major Leaguer do during the strike? San Francisco’s Barry Bonds, for one, gets his court-mandated spousal and child payments cut by a third

COUPLES-57

Her Grammy is nice, but singer Melissa Etheridge considers her relationship with live-in lover Julie Cypher her greatest—and hardest won—prize

IN HER WORDS 63

Next week, despite opposition from both the Vatican and Muslim fundamentalists, the U.N.’s Dr. Nafis Sadik will open a conference to focus attention on the world’s exploding population

TRIBUTE 69

Double Nobel winner Linus Pauling was both the century’s preeminent chemist and one of its most tenacious peace activists

COVER 70

Both friends and enemies wonder whether a breakdown is in the offing after Princess Diana is accused of making anonymous calls to a handsome art dealer

TO THE TOP 79

Alabama writer Winston Groom strikes it rich when Tom Hanks takes his 1986 novel, Forrest Gump, to the movies

TUBE 83

The latest in a long line of Aaron Spelling’s acid queens, Kylie Travis actually has a model background for her role in Models Inc.

JOCKS 97

Pilloried when his college football players ran amok, former University of Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer gets a fresh start with the Dallas Cowboys

SCREEN 103

Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly, costars in an upcoming film comedy, have two things in common: a painful recent divorce and an intense interest in each other

CRIME 107

Journalist Michael Frazier wrote a prize-winning piece on Lisa Whedbee’s family. Now he is accused of trying to finish the story by helping her plot her husband’s murder

AT EASE 110

Novelist Jackie Collins has another potboiler going—and it’s not fiction. Would you believe meat loaf?

INSIDE PEOPLE 4

MAIL 11

PICKS & PANS 13

THE INSIDER 37

PASSAGES 66

PUZZLER 94

CHATTER 114

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