ON THE COVER 34
The sad news that Rock Hudson has been struck down by AIDS has revealed the star's closely guarded private life and has galvanized gays and doctors in their war on the killing disease
UP FRONT 44
Runner Steve Cram sets two world records—and the track world on its ear
Stunning Anita McKeown's rookie year as a California cop was so bad it made her a celebrity
ON THE JOB 55
President Reagan's press spokesman Larry Speakes is the Great Communicator's communicator
Itzhak Perlman's daughter Navah is keyed up about her concert career
Mel Fisher's 17-year quest for one of the world's richest sunken treasures finally pays off—and how!
No she-bopper, Cyndi Lauper's sister, Elen, is running for mayor of Phoenix—on the Socialist Workers ticket
Two years after the murder of his actress daughter, Dominique, Dominick Dunne rebounds with The Two Mrs. Grenvilles
Do nice guys ever finish first? Back to the Future's Michael J. Fox is living proof
IN HIS OWN WORDS 89
Ethicist Daniel Callahan ponders the moral dilemma of abortion
Frenchmen Frédéric Beauchêne and Thierry Caroni cross the Atlantic—on a sailboard
What's the buzz? Garnett Puett uses bees to make his sculpture
Hey, hey, they're the Monkees—Mike Nesmith, Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones and Peter Tork—and 20 years later they're making it on their own
IN THE MONEY 113
Stuart Jacobson's coffee-table look at America's best gifts is soon to be a best-seller
A hot LP and a tour through America put rock's Ratt ahead of the pack
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 33
STAR TRACKS 94
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