On the Cover 80
Sly Stallone (and girlfriend Susan Anton), Talia Shire, Burgess Meredith and Carl Weathers struggle to cope with Rocky It's aftermath of fame and pain
Up Front 30
In the firmament of L.A. society, most of the superstars are never seen on the screen
Bianca Jagger flies to a ravaged Nicaragua to aid her family and homeland
Werner Erhard turns his philosophy (and lots of cash) to est-powered auto racing
Sen. Robert Byrd meets Leonid Brezhnev at Yalta—and the talk is SALT-y
Pitching great Gaylord Perry and wife Blanche are both veterans of 20 baseball seasons
Physicist Leon Lederman and his atom smashers attack the most basic question: What is the universe made of?
For a Song 53
Amii Stewart's disco dominance came easy—all she had to do was Knock on Wood
To the Top 57
M.A.S.H.'s transvestite Jamie Farr has two kids and a wife who love a man out of uniform
Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels are busted on charges of wheeling-and-dealing in dope
Best-selling novelist William Styron finds writing erotic and a long-ago love a choice subject
Separated Siamese twins Teresa Ward and Ginny Bunton, 22, hope Utah's Hansen twins "get along okay, as we have"
When Marlon Brando, Dustin Hoffman, Robert DeNiro or Linda Blair want to look more or less toothsome, they just sidle into the chair of dentist Henry Dwork
In Trouble 95
After being unceremoniously dethroned as Miss North Carolina, Debbie Shook crunched her crown and told the Jaycees what to do with it
In His Own Words 101
Embarrassment can make you, a marriage or a corporation miserable—but here are some pointers from sociologist Edward Gross on how to cope with a red face
People Picks and Pans 14
Summer means old names on TV, but who can kick about Groucho, Harpo, Zeppo, Chico and Tuesday (Weld)?
The menace in Peter (Jaws) Benchley's new novel, The Island, isn't sharks, eels or minnows but perverted people
Folk-rocker Gerry Rafferty follows up Baker Street with another superior LP, and singer Priscilla Coolidge-Jones, sister of Rita and wife of Booker T., is on the right track
James Coburn, Leslie Caron and Robert Culp have the misfortune to co-star in Goldengirl
Star Tracks 73
Why did Princess Grace go to Lourdes?
Joan Baez takes on William Kunstler
Arthur Fiedler dies at 84
Champ Ricky Schroder is all wet
Burt Reynolds & Carol Channing cry a river
People Puzzle 92
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