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UPDATED 05/13/1985 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/13/1985 at 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 40
Once upon a time Michael was King and Bruce was Boss. Now Madonna, the reigning queen of kitchycoo, has conquered the realm of rock 'n' roll

UP FRONT 46

Coca-Cola scraps the recipe that took it to the top, raising the question: "Is the new Coke it?"

Betsy Sneith made history with a new heart and a new child

HAPPY 53
Merchant mogul Stanley Marcus clowns around

TUBE 54
In a surprising season-ender Dallas' Bobby Ewing bites the dust—and Patrick Duffy goes on to greener pastures

BODY 67
A common drug named ipecac is linked to the death of Karen Carpenter and perhaps of many others

SEQUEL 73
Last of the blond bombshells, Mamie Van Doren goes New Wave

ON THE MOVE 85
'Tis better to risk and lose, says Ralph Keyes, than never to risk at all

PAGES 95
Each book is a new record for Lauran Paine, the world's most prolific author

COUPLES 103
Hot directors Neal (Bachelor Party) Israel and Amy {Fast Times at Ridgemont High) Heckerling are Mr. and Mrs. at home

COPING 109
Top jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. comes back from his wife's tragic suicide

TO THE TOP 113
Long after Love Story, Erich Segal follows a crimson path with The Class

ARTS 120
Caroline Kennedy's beau, artist Ed Schlossberg, goes on exhibit

OUCH! 122
In Milwaukee, a stuck duck demonstrates pluck

IN THE MONEY 125
From our "what will they think of next?" department comes Steven May's Pet Limo

OUT OF THE PAST 126
Few stars have been more talked about or trashed than Elizabeth Taylor; now she makes a start at getting even in her put-down portrayal of Hollywood gossip queen Louella Parsons in CBS' Malice in Wonderland

IN HIS OWN WORDS 139
At 82, Dr. Benjamin Spock reviews his career, his book and the American way of bringing up babies

INVENTORS 151
Dr. Ernest Burgess and engineer Don Poggi put bounce into Seattle Foot

CRIME 155
A California teenager's sense of rejection erupts into rage—and classmate Kirsten Costas' murder

HEIRS 161
Viscount Linley, son of Lord Snowdon and Princess Margaret and 10th in line to the British throne, would rather work with his hands

TRENDS 167
Getting a foot in the door is child's play for kids with calling cards

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 13
TAKE ONE 39
STAR TRACKS 63
CHATTER 170

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