Table of Contents

updated 01/24/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/24/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 14
With megabucks divorce lawyer Marvin Mitchelson at her side, Roxanne Pulitzer joins a glittering parade of ex-spouses battling for millions in court

UP FRONT 20

Party-jumping Texas Congressman Phil Gramm would rather fight and switch

Seven years after a near-fatal accident, ex-gymnast Ronnie Gadusek is nearing the top as a tennis pro

SONG 29
After years of travail, soul giant Marvin Gaye finds Sexual Healing renews his career

HEIRS 37
Peter Ustinov's son Igor casts himself in a promising role as a sculptor

IN HIS OWN WORDS 41
Veteran network producer Av Westin sounds off about network TV news

ADVENTURE 48
How do you walk around the world in 24 steps? Ask Hugh Downs

LOOKOUT 50
Kid pol Eric Salem

SEQUEL 56
An ex-Freedom Rider's lawsuit spotlights the violent career of an FBI informant in the Ku Klux Klan

BIO 63
M.F.K. Fisher, the doyenne of American writers on cooking, will not surrender to age or fast food

STYLE 72
All of Hollywood is shaking its head, darling, over hairstylist Jose Eber

STAGE 79
Britain's Alan Howard makes Broadway's Good great

ARTS 82
Painter Robert Rauschenberg celebrates his return from China and artistic exile

CONTROVERSY 84
The Church of Scientology is rocked by lawsuits, power struggles—and the charge that founder L. Ron Hubbard may be dead

ON THE JOB 90
"Musical interpreter" Susan Freundlich uses sign language to bring rock to the deaf

TROUBLE 92
Gisella the cow has something on her mind

TUBE 95
Richard Crenna scores a sitcom hit with It Takes Two—and lives that philosophy at home

MAIL 2

PICKS & PANS 4

Linda Lavin raises Another Woman's Child on CBS; George Hamilton, Kim Novak and Valerie Perrine raise eyebrows in ABC's Malibu

The heydays of such figures as Abbie Hoffman, Richard Nixon and George Wallace are recalled in two new books about the '70s

Michael Jackson's LP Thriller is just that; George Harrison's latest is impressive too

Meryl Streep more than lives up to her reputation in Sophie's Choice; Clint Eastwood plays a country singer in Honkytonk Man

STAR TRACKS 55

Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood gets low marks as a professor

A Hollywood tribute to Kirk Douglas proves a gripping experience for son Michael and Rona Barrett

PEOPLE PUZZLE 61

CHATTER 98

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