July 14, 1997 12:00 PM

STAR TRACKS 6

Jack Nicholson does doggy duty. Jennifer Aniston takes the Mommy track. Will Smith proves he’s a bit shady. A funny thing happens to President Clinton on the way to Broadway, and more

UP FRONT

42 For most buyers of Princess Diana’s royal hand-me-downs, the last thing they plan to do with their purchase is wear it

46 They came for a fight, but celebs like John F. Kennedy Jr., Madonna and Roseanne were ringside witnesses to the chewy doings of embattled boxer Mike Tyson

48 Actor Robert Mitchum, the sleepy-eyed star of over 100 films, dies at age 79 after being diagnosed with lung cancer last spring

CONTROVERSY 57

Only one thing stands between top-ranked synchronized swimmer Bill May and his Olympic dreams—his gender

ON THE MOVE 60

After 26 years of ogling his lithesome secretary, General Halftrack is sent to sensitivity training by Beetle Bailey cartoonist Mort Walker

IN HER OWN WORDS 65

Hoping to help other victims—and to heal herself—psychiatrist Doreen Orion writes a book on the nightmare of stalking

INTRODUCING 72

Born to the sounds of soul, singer Erykah Badu celebrates her cultural roots in her chart-topping debut album, Baduizm

SPIRIT 77

Stricken with polio 41 years ago, Mark O’Brien became a published writer and the subject of an Oscar-winning film—all from inside an iron lung

TUBE 83

With his courtly manner—and dreamboat looks—John Dye is giving mortality a good image as Andrew, Touched by an Angel’s Angel of Death

STYLE 91

Author of a popular book, makeup mogul Bobbi Brown helps celebs put their best face forward

SONG 97

Rapper Lil’ Kim Jones’s platinum success is soured by the tragic killing last March of her boyfriend and mentor, Biggie Smalls

COVER 106

Norman the blind labrador, Snort the potbellied pig and other heroic pets show why dogs—and cats, cows and parrots—are truly our best friends

BIO 117

Batman & Robin director Joel Schumacher once gave guidance to Hollywood’s hottest actors, even as his own life was falling apart

TO THE TOP 124

Best friends meet the bestseller list: Carmen Renee Berry and Tamara Traeder strike a chord among women with girlfriends

PAGES 129

First-time author Sebastian Junger makes waves in the literary world with a harrowing tale of death at sea, The Perfect Storm

KIN 132

The children of Van Morrison, Aretha Franklin, Stephen Stills and Leonard Cohen are keeping the beat as rock’s next generation

DISCOVERY 139

Blind physicist Kent Cullers, who inspired a screen character in Contact, looks for extraterrestrial life by listening to the stars

GRADS 142

Their North Dakota town was nearly washed away by the April floods, but friends give Grand Forks high schoolers the prom of a lifetime

144 Teen stars including Jennifer Love Hewitt and Boy Meets World’s Rider Strong don caps, gowns and at least one kilt at their high school graduations

MAIL 5

PICKS & PANS 15

THE INSIDER 41

STYLE WATCH 62

PASSAGES 105

PUZZLER 126

CHATTER 148

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