By People Staff
October 13, 1997 12:00 PM

UP FRONT 44

Hundreds of animals were sure to perish on the volcano-ravaged island of Montserrat—until John Walsh and his team came to the rescue

50 Beloved schoolteacher Mary Letourneau gets a hard lesson after conceiving a child with her 13-year-old ex-student

54 When Bob Dylan gave a concert in Bologna last week, he won over an audience of 300,000—and had one of his own, with Pope John Paul II

TROUBLE 59

Marv Albert’s assault pica puts an end to his seamy trial and his family’s humiliation—but maybe not to his sportscasting career

SPLIT 67

Robert James Waller, who broke readers’ hearts with The Bridges of Madison County, breaks his wife’s heart in a nasty divorce

KIN 73

In a business where who you know counts for a lot, actress Jessica Capshaw is intent on making it on who she is

WINNERS 79

By creating government alien busters in Men in Black, Lowell Cunningham debunked another popular myth: that no good—and no new appliances—come from majoring in philosophy

POLS 87

No more Mr. Nice Guys? Ted Mondale, Mike Freeman and Hubert H. Humphrey III, sons of Minnesota’s most beloved pols, all want to be the state’s next governor

COVER 96

When Andrew Morton called his 1992 biography Diana: Her True Story, it wasn’t just hype: the Princess was his secret source. In an exclusive excerpt of interviews she gave for the book, Diana talks

ON THE MOVE 113

Handsome as Hanson and just as experienced, 16-year-old blues guitarist Jonny Lang shows his true colors on his new gold album

AMAZING 114

If you think you are seeing double at a Burnham, Maine, grammar school, you are—more than 10 percent of the students are twins

COPING 117

After his wife’s death, Denver sportswriter Tony DeMarco decided that raising his 9-year-old daughter should take priority over covering the Colorado Rockies

INVENTOR 123

Dr. Hunter Peckham’s Freehand gives the muscles of paralysis patients new life

CRIME 127

Stunning her high-society friends, Virginia heiress Susan Cummings is charged with murdering her polo-playing lover

FEAT 132

When Nick Irons went down the Mississippi River to raise funds for multiple sclerosis research, he didn’t need a boat—just a bathing suit

INTRODUCING 134

Playing the alluring alien Seven of Nine, Jeri Ryan brings universal sex appeal—and boffo ratings—to Star Trek: Voyager

ON THE JOB 138

Thinking of a career as a big chicken? Or maybe as a lavender shark? Check out Dean Schoenewald’s mascot academy

PARTY 140

Stars like LeAnn Rimes, Shania Twain, Clint Black and Sting had designs on changing the look of the 31st annual country music awards

MAIL 4

STAR TRACKS 6

PICKS & PANS 15

THE INSIDER 43

STYLE WATCH 86

PASSAGES 95

PUZZLER 136

CHATTER 144

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