Picks and Pans Review: Carrying a Torch

updated 07/07/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/07/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Here we have guides to the summer's Big Events: the salute to the Statue of Liberty and Ted Turner's own Olympics, the Goodwill Games. Plus odds and ends.


Ask anybody on the street what they think liberty means and I'll bet they'll say: "200 Elvis impersonators, 1,000 fiddlers, 1,000 singers, 300 tap dancers, 40,000 boats, 40,000 fireworks, Frank Sinatra and Barry Manilow." That's what liberty seems to mean to David L. (Roots, North and South) Wolper, producer of ABC's 17½-hour, five-day birthday bash for the Jolly Green Giant's mom. The rundown:

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