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updated 01/26/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/26/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 44
Young Prince Edward's sudden and surprising exit from the rigorous life of the Royal Marines has all Britain wondering: Is he soft or courageous? Is his old man, Prince Philip, a bully or a defender of proud, healthy tradition? After all, military service didn't seem to hurt the Princes Charles and Andrew. Still, it may just be time to rethink those centuries-old rules of royalty

UP FRONT 28

Playing her divers selves in Out on a Limb, ABC's miniseries version of her psychic autobiography, Shirley MacLaine focuses attention on such New Age astral travel agents as JZ Knight, Chris Griscom and Ruth Norman, and on such past believers as Thomas Edison, George Patton and Henry Ford

The sirens were still echoing when disaster lawyer John Coale arrived at the scene of the Dupont Plaza holocaust

MAIN STREET 43
Being a kid can be a tankless job, but not for 6-year-old Richie Alegre

DISCOVERY 53
One look at a wooden duck told Mary Mace that she'd found a stash of toys made by the late sculptor Alexander Calder

BONUS BOOK 54
In an excerpt from the new book The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, by Doris Kearns Goodwin, arrogant, ambitious Joe Kennedy wins a Boston mayor's daughter, Rose Fitzgerald, and risks losing her through his womanizing ways

JOCKS 68
Giants' linebacker Harry Carson, a veteran of too many lean years, prepares for splashdown at Super Bowl XXI

PARTY 72
Hollywood in all its hoary glory turns out to fete Sophia Loren and Kirk Douglas

CONTROVERSY 74
Veteran airline pilot Kenju Terauchi says that he encountered a UFO in U.S. airspace

KIN 80
Roberts Coles III, great-grandson (times 5) of Thomas Jefferson, wraps himself in the ancestral mantle

SCENE 83
After triumphing over alcoholism, a band of Shuswap Indians in British Columbia spreads the message to other tribes

VOICES 87
Ninety-nine-year-old Frances Steloff's Gotham Book Mart made its mark as a sanctuary for books and their authors

STYLE 95
Flamboyant Frenchman Philippe Starck has Paris in a tizzy with his far-out interior designs

ARTS 102
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen launch a buoyant sculpture that is half knife and half boat

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 13
TAKE ONE 27
STAR TRACKS 101
CHATTER 104

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