Table of Contents

updated 04/27/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/27/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 52
During his 20-year descent from '60s idol to freebase fiend, David Crosby, cofounder of Crosby, Stills & Nash, used cocaine and heroin, and abused his dignity and his friends. Now, out of a Texas prison and 16 months sober, the singer says he's grateful—and a little surprised—to be alive

UP FRONT 28

For Liz Taylor, it's once more unto the brooch, as she lands a $623,000 bagatelle in the Duchess of Windsor's jewelry sweepstakes staged by Sotheby's

San Francisco teacher Robert Valverde, playing midwife to flour children, turns his classroom into a jive maternity ward

Battling pain and the elements from Vancouver to Shanghai, Rick Hansen becomes the first person to circle the globe in a wheelchair

HAPPY 42
Catch-22 author Joe Heller recovered from a rare kind of paralysis but not his nurse, Valerie Humphries: He married her

CONTROVERSY 46
Baseball's establishment has put blacks on the field, says Oriole coach Frank Robinson, but its front offices remain white bastions

PAGES 63
Thanks to a $1 million advance, first novelist Sally Beauman's Destiny seems assured

STAGE 67
Adorable as Annie, child star Andrea McArdle grows up to be a steamstress as the smoldering Smoking Car in Starlight Express

TO THE TOP 71
For psychotherapist Susan Forward, two wrong marriages make a right: her best-selling book Men Who Hate Women

JOCKS 76
A unique blend of speed, power and fire in the eye, the NBA's Charles Barkley is unstoppable man-to-man but vulnerable man-to-woman

ON THE JOB 84
At age 72, retired teacher Leona Morris is Baltimore's—and possibly America's—oldest TV reporter

IN HIS OWN WORDS 91
Eavesdropping expert James Bamford says the bug-infested U.S. Embassy in Moscow should be condemned

IN NEED OF AN ANGEL 94
Poverty and homelessness may seem an insoluble state of affairs, but Fannie Royston, Bill Braun and other Samaritans have tackled huge problems with success

COUPLES 105
A noteworthy pair of performers, Cecile Licad and Antonio Meneses are musical and nuptial mates

SONG 109
Club Nouveau's Jay King backs his boasts with a hit LP and single, Lean on Me

ARTS 113
Wilhelmina Holladay establishes a national women's art museum that puts critics and artists into a Capitol controversy

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 7
TAKE ONE 27
STAR TRACKS 87
CHATTER 116

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