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updated 08/15/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/15/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 24
After their minibrawl, Ryan O'Neal enrolls son Griffin in a drug-treatment program and flies to Farrah—but Tatum has high hopes for her brother

UP FRONT 30

Anyone for tennis? Aspen's pro-celebrity tourney draws a top-seeded crowd—including Dudley Moore and John Forsythe, John Ritter and Barbra Streisand

Lenell Geter, a young black engineer, gets a life sentence in Texas for a crime his colleagues believe he didn't commit

SCREEN 37
Rob Lowe is a Classy guy—just ask Nastassia Kinski and Melissa Gilbert

SEQUEL 41
Erik Estrada, Ted Knight and Jon-Erik Hexum talk about life after your series gets the network hook

PAGES 46
In sizing up Reagan, Hollywood and the literary establishment, Vidal's assessments are consistently Gorey

GALLERY 50
A Police lineup

TUBE 58
Peter Jennings is up and Roger Mudd down as the networks continue their anchor wars

WINNERS 64
He worked hard for his money; now a retired Pennsylvania steelworker is wallowing in an $8.8 million windfall

MOVE 67
Gen. Pete Dawkins isn't in the Army now; he's gunning for a top job in civilian life

STAGE 76
Christopher Reeve, Blythe Danner, Ken Howard, Sigourney Weaver and Christopher Walken are performing this summer in little Williamstown, Mass.

CONTROVERSY 80
WarGames, a movie about nuclear war by mistake, triggers a defense debate and wins an unexpected ally: Alexander Haig

STYLE 82
Anne Oliver runs a high-toned camp that's more like a finishing school

FOOD 91
A tiny order of monks, the Brigittines, makes a big name in the world of fudge

SCENE 98
Ann-Margret and Treat Williams ride A Streetcar Named Desire onto TV

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

Pump Boys and Dinettes is a rousing NBC musical; the Loud family reminisces in a sobering HBO special

The killer shark in Jaws 3-D uses a fiendish new tactic: It bores you to death

Two books look into the deeds and misdeeds of Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and their tennis-circuit colleagues

Diana Ross, Stevie Nicks and Loretta Lynn are among the women singers with fresh albums in the bins

TAKE ONE 23

PEOPLE PUZZLE 94

STAR TRACKS 97

John F. Kennedy Jr. dives for pirates' plunder off the Massachusetts coast

Dallas does Dallas as newcomers Chris Atkins, Priscilla Presley and John Beck salute their producer

CHATTER 100

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