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updated 07/27/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/27/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 66
Where are we going, America? According to our ninth annual readers' poll, the adventures of Ollie North, Gary Hart, and Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker have taken their toll on our trust. Luckily, there are compensations: among them Whitney, Cybill, Michael J. Fox, Di and, you guessed it, broccoli

UP FRONT 32

Defying his advance billing as a villain, Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North takes the Hill—and stakes his claim on the American imagination

Amid rumors that Rocky's marriage was a horror show, Sylvester Stallone files for divorce from Brigitte Nielsen

The Bolshoi Ballet is back, and embattled artistic director Yuri Grigorovich has still got it

IN THE MONEY 45
Send $2 to Detroit deejay Dick Purtan and get proof you're the first daughter of Elvis Presley on your block

COUPLES 46
Artificial-heart designer Robert Jarvik's ticker goes pit-a-pat for the world's smartest woman, Marilyn vos Savant

PARTY 57
Snow White and her seven short pals, plus some 600 guests, celebrate a classic's 50th birthday

SCREEN 58
July 1987: Alexandra Paul was working the Hollywood beat when the APB came through. The message: People were going crazy about her performance in...dum-de-dum-dum...Dragnet

SEQUEL 60
Six years after TV's Eight Is Enough was abruptly canceled, Dick Van Patten, Willie Aames, Susan Richardson and the rest of the cast get together for a goodbye show

FADS 65
Marketing professor David Kiner wants the world to walk on water in Skijaks

TO THE TOP 79
With Deborah Norville, the wide-awake anchor of Sunrise, NBC News finds a new star on its horizon

ON THE MOVE 85
The pixilated princess of '70s cinema, Shelley Duvall, returns to the screen in Roxanne—and finds a happy home with her new live-in prince, Kim, the son of Sen. Alan Cranston

ON THE JOB 89
Michael Beaumont, Britain's island-bound seigneur of Sark, finds feudal lordship has its perks

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 31
CHATTER 92

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