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updated 03/25/1985 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/25/1985 01:00AM

ON THE COVER 92
We all know that Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Cyndi Lauper are rolling in dough, but here's the word on exactly how much of the stuff they—and a host of other celebs—are pulling in

UP FRONT 30

A dramatic court case illustrates the pain of rearing a child of rape

Aviation pioneer Frank Piasecki's new flying machine is a trial balloon

Symbol of a new generation, media-wise Mikhail Gorbachev rises to power in the Soviet Union

Sovietologist Jonathan Sanders warns not to mistake Gorbachev's polish for a liberal slant

WINNERS 45
John Wilson and his critical cronies offer an Oscar alternative by giving the Raspberry to the year's worst movies

JOCKS 49
Despite a losing year as the only girl on her high school wrestling team, Pennsylvanian Michelle Green earns respect—and fans

TROUBLE 53
The Rev. John M. Fife of Tucson offers sanctuary to Central American refugees, but a federal indictment may put an end to his crusade

ARTS 58
As a theater fight director, B.H. Barry teaches actors how to get rough onstage without risking life and limb

TO THE TOP 62
Texas guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan corrals blues fans—including Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Jackson Browne—from all over the world

STYLE 71
California designers Richard Rock and William Turbay provide threads for the clergy

SPECTATOR 77
Shy and distant, Joe DiMaggio hated to talk—until columnist Robert Lipsyte pushed the right button

VIETNAM 78
A decade after rescuing orphans from a Saigon plane crash, humanitarian Naomi Bronstein is still helping children at home and abroad

MONEY 87
Media baron S.I. Newhouse Jr. adds The New Yorker to his portfolio—and a feather to his cap

LOSERS 91
A small matter of $350,000 plus in unpaid income taxes jeopardized Chris Robinson's future as General Hospital's supersaintly surgeon Rick Webber

SCREEN 106
With A Passage to India, Britain's jewel Dame Peggy Ashcroft may add an Oscar to her crown

ON THE JOB 111
Ordinary extras need not apply to punk casting agent Janet Cunningham

HEIRS 121
Hunter Carson, the 9-year-old son of actress Karen Black and screenwriter L.M. Kit Carson, draws raves in his first movie, Paris, Texas

PAGES 129
A new literary giant stalks the north woods: The Beans of Egypt, Maine author Carolyn Chute

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 11

Jacqueline Bisset falls in love and into hot water in two TV movies: Anna Karenina for CBS and Forbidden for HBO

Cooking experts Madeleine Kamman and Judith Olney offer advice via videocassette

Melissa Gilbert turns horsewoman for the movie Sylvester

The novelist who specializes in medical menaces, Robin Cook, returns with Mindbend

Mick Jagger goes it alone on the LP She's the Boss, and ex-Supertramp star Roger Hodgson solos on In the Eye of the Storm

TAKE ONE 29

STAR TRACKS 102

Sissy Spacek boycotts starch

New York Mayor Ed Koch becomes plant food

Mikhail Baryshnikov and Goldie Hawn hoof

CHATTER 132

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