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UPDATED 11/05/1984 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 11/05/1984 at 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 78
Six years ago some people at CBS didn't want Diane Sawyer, but she had something that changed their minds: brains, nerve, ambition and character

UP FRONT 38

You may have to write them in on the ballot come Nov. 6, but dozens of folks you've never heard of aspire to the Presidency

Bill Murray sneaks a message about his late pal, John Belushi, into The Razor's Edge

Susan Cheever, John's daughter, discusses her father's anguished battle with alcohol and homosexuality, and her new memoir of him, Home Before Dark, is excerpted

SCREEN 55
At the head of the class with the top-grossing Teachers, Nick Nolte learns hard lessons about life

TROUBLE 65
As the Northern Ireland problem again leads to violence, American IRA supporter Martin Galvin insists he's raising money for widows, not weapons

TO THE TOP 71
Watch out, Richard Gere: Hotel's Shea Farrell is checking you out

CAMPAIGN '84 77
Unhitched from The Beverly Hillbillies, actress Nancy Kulp runs for Congress

CRIME 89
For 10 years convicted murderer Park Estep protested his innocence. Now serial killer Ottis Toole's gruesome confession corroborates Estep's story

TUBE 100
Brooke Shields is into group therapy at Princeton—that's running with the pack to the pizzeria

FAMILY 107
In a concluding installment, Carol Ann, mother of the Bubble Boy, tells of son David's final days

LOSERS 131
Sydney Biddle Barrows' patrician lineage goes back to the Pilgrims, but that's not why New York police call her madam

ON THE MOVE 137
Former Miss U.S.A. Deborah Shelton of Body Double isn't Miss Congeniality when it comes to director Brian DePalma

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 9

NBC's The Cartier Affair with Joan Collins and David Hasselhoff is a jewel, but Ralph Macchio's aging on ABC's The Three Wishes of Billy Grier is grim going

Nastassja Kinski affects a drawl for director Wim Wenders' film, Paris, Texas

Erica Jong continues the fictional saga of Isadora Wing with Parachutes & Kisses

Record anthologies celebrate the Shirelles and Dionne Warwick

Video releases are varied: the 1984 Olympics, Henry Winkler's lecture for children on sexual abuse and lawyer Marvin Mitchelson's advice on divorce

TAKE ONE 37

STAR TRACKS 94

Mary Martin gets hung up

Paul Simon and Whoopi Goldberg step out

A shorn Princess Stephanie surveys fashion

PEOPLE PUZZLE 128

CHATTER 140

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