Table of Contents

updated 07/13/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/13/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 94
All America mourns the death of Jackie Gleason, a fat kid from Brooklyn who found a home for his humor on television and a permanent place in our hearts

UP FRONT 30

A riddle wrapped inside an enigma, Irangate mystery man Oliver North may share some of his secrets this week

Tom Cruise follows Color of Money pal Paul Newman out of the pool hall and onto the racetrack

Angry about the bad advice he thinks his father's getting, young Ron Reagan goes on TV to fight AIDS

CRITTERS 45
Safely neutered and never been to Bimini, Punch Burger wants out of the doghouse and into the White House

JOCKS 46
Four Japanese ballplayers with the Florida State League's Miami Marlins are learning the ways of the mysterious West

VOICES 53
Al "Wallpaper" Wolff, the last survivor of the real-life Untouchables, recalls his gangbuster days with Eliot Ness

ON THE MOVE 58
World champion Camille Duvall water-skis circles around her opponents

PARENTING 63
When juggling work and the needs of a sick child, Oak Park, Ill. parents turn to Sick Bay, a hospital day-care center

ON THE JOB 69
Sharp-eyed vanity-plate censors let California's risqué road warriors know their licenses can't be licentious

BONUS BOOK 70
In an excerpt from Call Me Anna: the Autobiography of Patty Duke, the actress tells of the abuse she suffered as a child at the hands of a pair of ruthless managers

INTRODUCING...89
You can't see his face in Predator or Harry and the Hendersons, but 7'2" actor Kevin Peter Hall still enjoys high visibility

STYLE 92
Designer Andre Van Pier has the Midas touch when it comes to women's bras

HOST 103
L.A. Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda, having eaten his way through the National League, opens his own restaurant

INVENTORS 107
It looks like a giant stocking, but Ralph Baker's Life Chute could help victims escape high-rise fires

LOOKOUT 111
When Bill Cosby okayed her for It's a Different World, Phyllis Stickney's life took a comic TV turn

OFF THE WALL 113
By the light of the silvery moon, Californian Anthony Morrocco doesn't spoon or croon, he cuts hair

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 29
STAR TRACKS 114
CHATTER 116

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