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UPDATED 05/14/1984 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/14/1984 at 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 40
The short and anguished life of David Kennedy ends in a Palm Beach hotel room, leaving mother Ethel to confront another tragedy

UP FRONT 50
For South African-born runners Sydney Maree and Zola Budd, new citizenship papers mean an end to competitive exile

SEQUEL 54
Eight months after the death of his fifth wife, rocker Jerry Lee Lewis takes his sixth bride, 21-year-old singer Kerrie McCarver

TUBE 60
Beauty is only skin-deep, at least for the lizard-humans created by makeup wizards for NBC's V sequel, starring kung-fu freak Marc Singer

CAMPAIGN '84 72
A vitriolic and costly Senate race pits North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt against right-wing incumbent Jesse Helms

IN HIS OWN WORDS 79
Why do criminals do what they do? Dr. Stanton Samenow says they like it

TOP 91
Since Anthony Geary's departure, Steve Bond has been raising temperatures on General Hospital

OLYMPICS 99
They had barely enough funds to stay afloat, yet American canoeists and kayakers trained happily in central Florida

CHALLENGE 107
NBC's executive-suite Mr. T, Chairman Grant Tinker, confronts the TV ratings, sponsors and the always fickle audience

VIDEO 111
Jeff Goldblum takes on his biggest challenge since The Big Chill, playing the late comic Ernie Kovacs

TRIBUTE 118
By "swinging the blues" with feeling and taste, Count Basie earned his noble moniker

HAPPY 122
Now it's Diahann Carroll competing for the glamour crown on Dynasty

BIO 128
TV's master gamesman Mark Goodson invented an entertainment that time has not withered

PAGES 135
Gary Jennings set out to write about Marco Polo's adventures—and had a few of his own

MOVE 143
At 52, leggy and, yes, still lovely, Leslie Caron attempts a comeback in On Your Toes

ARTS 154
In New York, Director Richard Oldenburg is set to unveil a rebuilt, expanded Museum of Modern Art

SONG 158
The Thompson Twins aren't kin but a British threesome whose rock success is more than relative

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 11

Jane Fonda poor-mouths it for her TV role in ABC's The Dollmaker and Ed Asner cures himself with comedy in CBS' Anatomy of an Illness

That classic tale of mutiny on the high seas is afloat again in The Bounty, starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins

Actress Joan Collins reminisces about Ryan O'Neal, Warren Beatty and the rest of her turbulent life in Past Imperfect

Better heard and not seen, Rick Springfield's film Hard to Hold turns into a sound-track LP

TAKE ONE 39

STAR TRACKS 121

Brooke Shields makes her Ivy League debut

Johnny and Joanna Carson go to the same Hollywood party—with other people

PEOPLE PUZZLE 150

CHATTER 160

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