On the Cover 61
After Mark-omania began to drive him "bozo" and sent wife Valerie fleeing to Italy, Robin Williams came to his senses and is now reveling in what he calls "my Golden Age"
Up Front 20
Farrah Fawcett made a fortune in retailing, but her movie career fizzled, and that was the end of manager Jay Bernstein
Divorcees Mike and Nancy Abrams square off over the Carter-Kennedy fight in Florida
In 18 months poker pigeon Gabe Kaplan turned shark and even whupped "Amarillo Slim"
Death researcher Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross again attracts controversy, this time involving afterlife "entities" and stories of their sexual "visits"
In Her Own Words 35
Jimmy Carter goofed, says columnist Sylvia Porter, but this isn't the Crash of '79—yet
Twins Sherri and Terri Wright, 8, are dominating lookalike contests, and showbiz is next
For a Song 45
Charlie Daniels fiddles with The Devil and finds country-rock heaven
Off the Screen 50
Graham Chapman turns the other cheek to protests over Monty Python's Life of Brian
Blind vet Keith Roark finds the perfect family in Texas to adopt his cataract-stricken Seeing Eye dog
On the Move 68
Do Alex Haley's own roots go back to Stonewall Jackson? That's what Debrett's says
In Trouble 74
Mackenzie Phillips' impetuous marriage has been tempered in the ashes of her burnt-out L.A. canyon home
In matters of racial equality, historian John Hope Franklin gives America a flunking grade with hope of redemption
In the Money 88
Ben Cooper's trick is making Halloween costumes; his treat is a hefty profit
James Burke is the Dashiell Hammett of technological whodunits on PBS's current Connections
Rolls-Royce dealer Rick Hovey Jr., 12
TV producer Melanie Donahoe, 25
Clint Murchison and his wife, Anne, find happiness not in their oil money or their Dallas Cowboys but in being born again
In Style 110
Streisand, Bergen and Bacall think Joan Vass is the sweater woman for the '80s
People Picks & Pans 10
Kris Kristofferson and Muhammad Ali stumble in the TV drama Freedom Road
James Baldwin's novel Just Above My Head delves compellingly into the Harlem life of a child evangelist—which he once was
Her look is high-fashion, but Crystal Gayle's songs are the same—sweet
There's perverse film comedy in Michael O'Donoghue's Mr. Mike's Mondo Video, gentle fluff in French Postcards
Star Tracks 93
Robert Graves rests on his laurels at 84
Erik Estrada helps Shirley Jones
Catherine Deneuve coaches Dennis Christopher
Sen. Birch Bayh launches his late wife Marvella's book
The fuzz is all over Mick Jagger
People Puzzle 106
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