Table of Contents

updated 03/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 98
For the first time, Moonlighting's Cybill Shepherd and her new husband, Dr. Bruce Oppenheim, share the details and photos of their surprise wedding and talk about their other surprise, due in October: twins

UP FRONT 24

Travel agent Rita Rockett cheers AIDS patients; supermarket clerk Julie Leirich feeds the poor. In a time when the problems of the needy seem overwhelming, these women and other ministering angels are showing how successful and rewarding a personal act of kindness can be

A State Department decree does what years of living dangerously could not—it forces missionary Nancie Wingo to leave her beloved Beirut

INVENTORS 40
Geneticist Philipp Simon and horticulturist Clinton Peterson have an answer to vitamin A deficiency: It's a supercarrot

IN HIS OWN WORDS 43
Leading a frank campaign for the use of condoms, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop warns that AIDS is an ever-growing menace

ARTS 48
Twin Turkish beauties, Güher and Süher Pekinel, are bringing back the art of the duo piano

SONG 52
Long-forgotten rocker Billy Vera mounts a comeback, thanks to a sitcom sound track

JOCKS 54
The points pile up as Iowa basketballer Lynne Lorenzen, 18, shatters a 1969 high school record

COPING 57
Actress Jill Ireland's confrontation with breast cancer prompts a new look at her life and career

TO THE TOP 62
With an acclaimed first novel, Anywhere But Here, Mona Simpson is this year's Jay McInerney

BIO 69
From the Stone Age Flintstones to the Space Age GoBots, Joe Barbera is TV cartooning's man for all centuries

SEQUEL 76
Biathlete Kari Swenson is forced to relive her traumatic kidnapping for a TV movie

OUT OF THE PAST 85
Peru's exotic Yma Sumac returns to loft her stratospheric soprano voice

TUBE 89
Tracing her comic roots back through Goldie Hawn, Suzanne Somers, Dwayne Hickman and a host of other fair-haired dimwits, The Tortellis' Jean Kasem sets new standards for dumb TV blonds

ON THE JOB 104
Balding, one-eyed, fired basketball coach Dick Vitale is a balding, one-eyed winner in the broadcasting booth

LOOKOUT 109
Actress Courtney Cox shifts partners, from Bruce Springsteen to He-Man

COUPLES 111
Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry's shrewdest casting move was asking the actress who played Nurse Chapel, Majel Barrett, to take on the role of his wife

TRENDS 118
Take a surfboard with bindings, strap it on, tear down a ski slope and you may be nuts but you're doing the latest craze: snowboarding

MAIL 6
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 23
STAR TRACKS 81
CHATTER 120

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