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updated 11/26/1984 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/26/1984 01:00AM

ON THE COVER 136
For the first time, Liza Minnelli tells the story of her problem with liquor and drugs—and how, with the help of the Betty Ford Clinic, she came to terms with the death of her mother, Judy Garland

UP FRONT 42

A little kid's learning is a dangerous thing as parents fight to get their tots in the best kindergartens

The Gandhis' nemesis, daughter-in-law Maneka, strives to unseat Indira's son and successor, Rajiv

Broadway Joe Namath bids adieu to bachelorhood

Marvin Gaye's father got probation in his son's shooting death, but a startling new book indicts him for cruelty

CONTROVERSY 64
Princess Diana's new hairdos leave Fleet Street dis-tressed

TUBE 67
Triple murderer Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald hoped for Robert Redford, but actor Gary Cole more than does him justice in Fatal Vision

SONG 73
The British rock quintet Frankie Goes to Hollywood comes to America

HEIRS 79
Photographer Richard Avedon's son, John, creates a tragic word portrait of mysterious Tibet

LOOKOUT 85
A Soldier's Story is a success story for Larry Riley

BIO 99
High-gloss evangelist Terry Cole-Whittaker sees all of life as a no-fault experience

IN THEIR OWN WORDS 109
Miss America says she'll wait till her wedding night; SexEtiquette author Marilyn Hamel advises those who won't

PARTY 115
John Ritter, Sally Field and other city slickers celebrate after viewing The River, a down-home look at the rural poor

BODY 121
According to Fay and Warren Eckstein, there's nothing wrong with your pet that a little aerobics couldn't cure

STAGE 127
Singer Theresa Merritt and ex-con Charles S. Dutton make an unlikely duo in the unforgettable Broadway hit Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

COUPLES 149
Dale and Terry Bozzio have found a joint identity in their rock band Missing Persons

TEACHER 161
President Kamuzu Banda of Malawi turns the fancy school he founded into "the Eton of Africa"

ON THE JOB 171
Ronda Joseph brings patience and compassion to her work as a New York City 911 emergency operator

ARTS 178
Raphael Maklouf coins a sterling new image for Queen Elizabeth II

WINNERS 181
Is Jake Garn, NASA's first guest astronaut, a junketeer or just a senator doing his job?

STYLE 182
J. Jeffery Hill trashes convention with his garbage-bag fashions

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 13

The furry stars of Return of the Jedi come to TV in ABC's The Ewok Adventure, and Angie Dickinson runs for office and into bed in CBS' A Touch of Scandal

Kristy McNichol plays a handicapped musician in Just the Way You Are

Jim Davis trots out his celebrity cartoon cat in Garfield, His 9 Lives

Janet and Rebbie Jackson, Michael's sisters, take solo turns

Everyone from Boy George and Christie Brinkley to Vincent Van Gogh decorates calendars for 1985

TAKE ONE 41

STAR TRACKS 124

Guitar greats Johnny Winter, Brian Setzer and Dickey Betts compare notes—and tattoos

Mariel Hemingway frolics with her Hard Rock husband-to-be

A thin Hudson looks like a chip off the old Rock

PEOPLE PUZZLE 168

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