ON THE COVER 90
Strong and sexy—that's the side James Garner shows as the hero of the CBS miniseries Space, but in a rare interview he reveals the obstacles (physical and emotional distress) he had to overcome to become Hollywood's last real man
UP FRONT 42
Wham! becomes the first major rock group to tour China
After six years in prison, Gary Dotson goes free when the woman who accused him of rape admits that she made up the story
Senators Gary Hart (D-Colorado) and Bill Cohen (R-Maine) cross party lines to write a novel together
Chicago's most collected artist is baglady Lee Godie
When Koko the gorilla talks, psychologist Penny Patterson and ape fans everywhere listen
Ten years after the fall of Saigon, evacuation pilot Robert Hedrix looks back in dismay
IN THE MONEY 67
Charlie Carr's Sole Sucker sandals let your feet go topless
In the twilight of his career as Jethro Tull's flamboyant flutist, Ian Anderson plays a new tune as the owner of a Scottish salmon farm
Mike Maddox keeps Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hopping with his Heavyrope
Archbishop Torkhom Manoogian learns to watch the birdy
A large crowd turns out to look at small plants as a $1 million bonsai collection finds a home in Montreal
Twiggy takes top honors at the ugly dog contest
Billy Idol, Cher, Grace Jones and Tom Cruise show America the best way to tress
Though facing age and eviction, poet Allen Ginsberg remains unbeaten
Through a "cool" new laser, three Los Angeles doctors seek to make bypass surgery passé
ON THE JOB 121
Finding time alone isn't a problem for Jim Harper and Marilyn Muse, husband-and-wife rangers in Yosemite National Park
ON THE MOVE 131
Eileen Brennan beats a pill addiction with a new outlook and a new TV series
OUT OF THE PAST 135
Once famed as the Singing Nun, the woman they called "Sister Smile" takes her own life
MAIN STREET 136
Forsooth and gadzooks! Detroit autoworker Bob Irwin moonlights as a knight in shining armor
PICKS & PANS 13
NBC tries out a high school drama series, The Best Times...
Robin (Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous) Leach fills the airwaves with syrupy, silly specials...
Steve Guttenberg and Bubba Smith are back on the comedy beat in Police Academy 2...
Novelist William Kotzwinkle continues the saga of E.T...
Nobody Wants to Be Alone is Crystal Gayle's latest musical pronouncement
TAKE ONE 41
STAR TRACKS 80
Telly Savalas, Donald O'Connor and Red Buttons shoot Alice in Wonderland
Princess Margaret gets caught in the act
Oliver Reed will wed his 20-year-old sweetheart
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