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UPDATED 05/30/1983 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/30/1983 at 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 108
The meanest man on TV, Mr. T, wears more feathers than the NBC peacock and struts like one, but the A-Team bruiser is a pussycat at heart

UP FRONT 38

Recounting a modern Greek tragedy, reporter Nicholas Gage tells of his search for his mother's killer in the powerful Eleni

The Sloane Rangers—Britain's ruling preppies—are the fashion rage of London

Inspired by his own battle with cancer, newcomer Eric Fryer takes up the baton of the late Terry Fox in a new HBO movie

PAGES 53
George Plimpton and Norman Mailer talk about writing and writers, critics, Egypt, and Mailer's most ambitious book, Ancient Evenings

TUBE 63
Funnyman Howard Hesseman signed off as WKRP's Dr. Johnny Fever; now he's Bonnie Franklin's spouse on One Day at a Time

BIO 67
Van Gordon Sauter, head man at CBS News, has the network on the move, morning and evening

SONG 73
Not even the Japanese can compete with Detroit's hottest-selling rocker, Bob Seger

SCREEN 79
Valerie Kaprisky's love scenes with Richard Gere in Breathless may make your neighborhood theater a sauna

IN THE MONEY 86
Fed up with being poor, Brian Taylor got rich on gamesmanship

COUPLES 89
Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak and wife Candi may be America's most laid-back multimillionaires

ADVENTURE 96
France is awash in champagne after Philippe Jeantot sails solo around the world in record time

STYLE 102
Model mogul Giorgio Piazzi teaches aspiring cover girls at his Maryland workshop

COPING 115
It took soap star Dack Rambo 10 years to come to grips with his twin brother's death

IN HIS OWN WORDS 121
Reporter Paul Hendrickson looks back at life—his own included—in a 1950s Catholic seminary

ON THE MOVE 127
The Winds of War sweeps Ben Murphy's career off the ground

JOCKS 133
Boxer Bobby Chacon closes in on big paydays, but at a terrible cost

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

Cecil B. De Mille is scrutinized in a PBS documentary, and Big Bird rhapsodizes about love and China in an NBC special

Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and even Yoda are back in the latest Star Wars epic, Return of the Jedi

Former Beatles manager Peter Brown portrays his ex-employers as a decidedly unlovely bunch in The Love You Make

David Bowie turns footloose on his LP Let's Dance

A National Geographic Society exhibit traces the intriguing history of maps

TAKE ONE 37

STAR TRACKS 85

Jerry Hall, Mick Jagger and Grace Jones salute Marvin Gaye

Charlton Heston tosses his weight (nearly) around

Dudley Moore and Johnny Carson are on the beam at a George Bush bash

PEOPLE PUZZLE 130

CHATTER 136

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