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updated 08/08/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/08/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 24
Neither rain nor hoodlums nor the absence of pal Michael Jackson could dampen the glitter and drama of Diana Ross' Central Park concerts

UP FRONT 20

Walter Mondale may be slipping in the polls, but he's putting up the fight of his life for the Presidency

Dr. John E. Buster's research team performs the world's first human embryo transplant

TEACHER 34
Ed Buckbee's U.S. Space Camp is an out-of-this-world adventure for youngsters with stars in their eyes

SONG 36
Ron McCroby does his whistling in the dark—in jazz nightclubs

VIDEO 40
Rich Hall's new lexicon comedy scores on HBO's Not Necessarily the News

SCREEN 44
George Lucas and other forces in the Empire reveal the on-set secrets of Jedi's days and knights

LOOKOUT 58
Robert Duvall turns a 13-year-old street Gypsy, Angelo Evans, into a star

BIO 62
Alpinist Yvon Chouinard is scaling a mountain of manufacturing profits

TRENDS 70
That Flashdance look rips into fashion

JOCKS 72
Rod Carew mounts another assault on one of baseball's magic numbers—a .400 batting average

IN THEIR OWN WORDS 76
M.K. and Rosemary Lewis teach newcomers how to survive and succeed in Hollywood

HOST 83
Two famous names—Pierre Cardin and Maxim's—join forces from Paris to Peking

STAGE 88
Patti Davis takes summer stock of her life as the President's daughter

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

ABC's Eye on Hollywood scopes out Lotusland, and the Abominable Snowman has his own CBS special

Woody Allen's latest film, Zelig, is a masterpiece of comedy—and more

Robin Cook is back operating again with another medical mystery, Godplayer

Herbie Mann reverts to form, after a fashion, on Astral Island

TAKE ONE 19

STAR TRACKS 61

Robert De Niro and Steven Spielberg pal around in London town

Detroit Tigers' Manager Sparky Anderson brings Roy Scheider out of left field and into the game for a new TV movie

Siblings Liza Minnelli and Lorna and Joey Luft yuk it up at the L.A. premier of Mom's uncut classic A Star Is Born

PEOPLE PUZZLE 80

CHATTER 90

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