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updated 09/10/1984 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/10/1984 01:00AM

ON THE COVER 36
Dethroned as Miss America and defrocked in another series of explicit photos, Vanessa Williams lashes back at porn king Bob Guccione: "I won't let that man destroy me."

UP FRONT 42

For Norman Mailer the plot thickens with a new thriller and a De Lorean-style drug sting

Björn Borg and wife Mariana say "bye" as a teenage lady—possibly pregnant—starts a new game with the retired tennis ace

ON THE MOVE 50
Tanya Roberts swings in Sheena, but her real ambition is motherhood

TROUBLE 55
Philanthropist Rod MacArthur, doomed by cancer, charges fraud and mismanagement in a move to disband his $1.5 billion foundation

BIO 59
All My Children's Phoebe Tyler, Ruth Warrick, has a weakness for men, leading and otherwise

ON TOUR 68
Springsteen's pal Little Steven gets down with his Disciples of Soul, and rockers like Van Halen, the Grateful Dead and Bonnie Raitt reveal some bizarre backstage wish lists

FADS 79
In hair salons they're foaming at the mousse

CRIME 81
A pistol-wielding Vermonter puts a deadly end to his nightmare vision of Reds in the Green Mountains

IN HIS OWN WORDS 85
Mike Wallace talks about 60 Minutes, Westmoreland and why he'll never play the violin again

ON THE JOB 90
For painter Don Dulac, the Golden Gate Bridge is his own Sistine Chapel

SCREEN 92
Former dancer Patrick Swayze trades ballet for bullets in Red Dawn

COUPLES 98
In the marriage of Joe and Rosa Blair, love triumphs over an enormous obstacle—mental retardation

INVENTORS 106
They all laughed at Tony Goitia when he said his 1970 Mercury Montego would fly

BODY 111
Expert Sanford Miller offers some (almost) reassuring thoughts on caffeine

SEQUEL 118
The sing-alongs are quiet, but no one gripes about the food at Sanford Stein's summer camp for Cabbage Patch kids

JOCKS 125
Raiders defensive end Lyle Alzado isn't as tough as he looks—he's tougher

TRIBUTE 131
The death of Truman Capote ends a career of genius and turmoil

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

Liberace discovers mentally handicapped talent in CBS' Special People, while lonely singles humiliate themselves in Love Connection

Clint Eastwood acts a tough cop—with a twist—in Tightrope

Film director Peter Bogdanovich chronicles a tragic life in his biography of Dorothy Stratten

Elvis Costello mixes styles for his LP Goodbye Cruel World

New videotapes for home use involve the Super Bowl, cooking with woks, the Pritikin diet program and an interview with John Lennon

TAKE ONE 35

STAR TRACKS 5

Sting strips down

Tina Turner flashes

John Forsythe and Charlton Heston mouth off

Frank Zappa suits up

PEOPLE PUZZLE 122

CHATTER 134

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