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updated 04/29/1985 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/29/1985 01:00AM

ON THE COVER 36
In an exclusive story, Cathleen Crowell Webb explains why she framed an "innocent" man with a faked rape—and tells why she decided to confess

UP FRONT 44
Robert Merrill and Glenn Close are winners, but Robert Goulet and others dropped the ball. PEOPLE picks America's best and worst national anthem songsters

SPIRIT 50
Conservative Jews say mazel tov! to their first woman rabbi, Amy Eilberg

TUBE 53
Night Court's Harry Anderson may be the only prime-time star who eats wine glasses

POLL 58
Linda Evans, Tom Selleck, Tina Turner, Paul Newman and irreverence reign in PEOPLE'S seventh annual State of Celebrity message

ARTS 74
Chicago artist Bill Harding finds splendor in his grass suits

CONTROVERSY 78
Mark Hughes claims that his Herbalife diet plan is the key to health and wealth—but some experts aren't so sure

SCREEN 85
Since she gave Madonna and Rosanna Arquette identity crises, Hollywood is desperately seeking director Susan Seidelman

PAGES 89
Blood type analyst Toshitaka Nomi has a lot of Japanese seeing red

VIETNAM 90
Ex-Marine John Wilson wonders which was worse—the movable terror of Vietnam, or the homecoming; five other Corps vets recall a bloody tank ride in Hue

ADVENTURE 102
In the wilds of Pennsylvania, biologist Gary Alt rides herd on several thousand black bears

HEIRS 107
Combining a bit of Dad (Bruce Dern) and Mom (Diane Ladd), Laura Dern stars on her own in Mask

FOOD 115
Chef Paul Prudhomme spices a national craze for Cajun cuisine

MEDICS 121
French surgeon Yves Cotrel devises a new operation for scoliosis, the spinal affliction that strikes adolescents

HAPPY 127
A baby hedgehog named Duke is the cutest fistful of spines in captivity

STAGED 128
Maxwell Caulfield struts naked off-Broadway and finds acclaim as an actor—and a body beautiful

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 11

ABC's 20/20 airs a stirring special on the starving children of Ethiopia—and what some American kids did about it—and Malcolm McDowell and Candice Bergen revise Camelot in CBS' Arthur the King...

Matthew Broderick shows up in a small Texas town in 1918...

Amy Bjork Harris and Thomas A. Harris continue their self-help program with Staying OK...

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers offer some strange Southern Accents

TAKE ONE 35

STAR TRACKS 100

Brooke Shields' dad gets the needle

David Carradine's fortune cookie crumbles

Pia Zadora plays mom in Monaco

Warren Beatty and Drew Barrymore kiss

CHATTER 130

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