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updated 06/02/1986 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/02/1986 01:00AM

ON THE COVER 42
While sexy, scheming Donna Mills keeps temperatures rising on TV's Knots Landing, there's a bundle of other outrageously trashy—and enjoyable—items to feast on this summer

UP FRONT 48

Millionaire businessman J. Peter Grace and his lawyer, Joseph A. Califano Jr., fight the TV networks—unsuccessfully so far—to get a controversial ad into prime time

Kids from Portland's Oregon Episcopal School climb Mount Hood every year; this time 19 went up but only 10 came back alive

STAGE 55
By giving Broadway the Dickens, composer Rupert Holmes smooths Edwin Drood's path to the Tonys

FAMILY FEUD 59
For the Binghams of Louisville, a dynasty foundering on antipathy between brother and sisters, the children's hour has not been a happy one

ARTS 69
Chicagoan John Wilson stages a masterpiece of an art exhibition

VOICES 70
Lady Bird Johnson is all abloom about the wild flowering of America

IN HIS OWN WORDS 75
Psychiatrist Steven Locke maintains that hope and a fighting spirit are important weapons in the defense against illness

RADIO 85
Deejay Ernesto Perez raises the morale of Cubans detained in Atlanta's federal penitentiary

CONTROVERSY 93
Students Roseanna Diaz and Ariel Gonzalez give an insider's candid view of the problems at a New York City high school

BODY 101
Alarmed over repeated injuries, Peter and Lorna Francis sound a warning on the aerobics boom

SCREEN 105
Tom Cruise takes a flier with Top Gun and scores his biggest smash since Risky Business

BIO 109
Evolutionary biologist, writer, champion of science, Harvard's Stephen Jay Gould finds mankind's past wondrously alive in the present

COUPLES 116
Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn, royals of the American acting profession, are long wed to the theater—and each other

IN THE MONEY 122
Baseball giveaways—legacy of the legendary Bill Veeck—lure fans into the stands

SONG 127
Bluesman Ry Cooder finds happiness in an unlikely place: Hollywood

TUBE 135
His Nancy Reagan is an impersonation, but when it comes to funny, Saturday Night Live's Terry Sweeney is the real thing

ON THE JOB 142
A brilliant beer hound named Buckshot is the top dog in Columbus, Miss.

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 41
LOOKOUT 138
STAR TRACKS 141
CHATTER 144

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