Table of Contents

updated 03/23/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/23/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 7
TAKE ONE 25
STAR TRACKS 106
CHATTER 108

ON THE COVER 50
The furious debate over surrogate parenting approaches a climax in the tragic case of Baby M and her contending mothers, Elizabeth Stern and Mary Beth Whitehead, but for other kids trapped in legal limbo, the trouble is just beginning

UP FRONT 26

As the historic 100th Congress gains momentum, the institution's dramatic past is thrown into high (and sometimes comic) relief

Blasting TV's pricey new interactive toys, critics are taking aim against Captain Power, the Moto Monsters and, soon, maybe even good ol' Teddy Ruxpin

SCREEN 42
Unmasked at last! It's Robert Englund, the killer of Nightmare on Elm Street 3!

JOCKS 48
High-flying Tony Hawk, 18, defines the state of the art in the hot sport of skateboarding

STAGE 61
The story of Eugene O'Neill's tempestuous widow, Carlotta, takes Barbara Gelb on a long and arduous journey into playwrighting

BODY 65
At West Point, self-defense instructor Marian Rockwell teaches a course nicknamed "kill and maim"

SONG 68
Rock mama Chrissie Hynde packs up her band and babies for a U.S. tour

IN HIS OWN WORDS 77
Psychotherapist Jerry Rothman warns that bereaved brothers and sisters may be emotionally shattered by the death of a sibling

SPIRIT 82
In Tutwiler, Miss., a one-doctor town, the sick call for Sister Anne Brooks

COUPLES 90
Far from being a prince, Princess Stephanie's latest consort is a man with a considerable past

COPING 95
Iowa deejay Saul Lubaroff suffers a rare disorder that makes him say the damnedest things

ON THE MOVE 101
The hottest numbers in video—including all of Janet Jackson's—have been choreographed by 23-year-old Paula Abdul

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