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updated 08/17/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/17/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 29
CHATTER 108

ON THE COVER 84
Elvis died a decade ago, but ringing cash registers, crowds in Memphis and the memories of his longtime friends prove that the King's mystique is mightier than ever

UP FRONT 30

Don Johnson, Barbara Mandrell, Susan Saint James, John Denver, Whitney Houston and a cluster of Kennedys salute the dedicated athletes in Eunice Shriver's biggest-ever Special Olympics

Medical researcher Dr. Michael Zasloff has found a new antibiotic in an old ingredient from witches' brew: frogs

Former Governor John Connally, Mr. Texas, succumbs to bankruptcy as the state's boom goes bust

Following a collapse and a long battle with stage fright, Carly Simon is Coming Around Again with her first hit in seven years

ON THE MOVE 43
Playing a spectacularly brutal drill instructor, ex-Marine Lee Ermey puts Full Metal Jacket on the summer's hit parade of movies

SONG 47
Sax whiz Kenny G follows the middle of the road to pop's top

BONUS BOOK 48
In an excerpt from her new autobigraphy, A Woman of Egypt, Jehan Sadat for the first time details a deeply moving account of the violent death of her husband, Anwar Sadat

SCREEN 58
Playing meteoric rocker Ritchie Valens in La Bamba, Lou Diamond Phillips gives a gem of a performance

HOST 65
A Georgia truck stop goes gourmet with a good ol' bistro called Mon Petit

KIN 66
Lots of kids had cowboy outfits, but out in Apple Valley, little Dusty had a genuine Roy Rogers father

DISCOVERY 71
Buried for 200 years, a rough draft of the Bill of Rights is found at the Library of Congress

MEDICS 73
Maimed in the 1980 Miami riots, Andres Vasquez repays his community with kindness

VOICES 77
Helen St. Aubin, mother of Montreal Expos Casey Candaele, recalls her days as a pro ballplayer

TO THE TOP 83
Tired of sitting pretty? Check out the Pole Sitting Championships

FOOD 95
A rose is a rose...is dessert? Jay and Pamela North bring flower power to the dinner table

STAGE 99
From radio to TV, monologuist Eric Bogosian has become America's most offbeat crossover star

LOOKOUT 103
For teen prodigy Matt Haimovitz, life is just a bow of cello

PAGES 105
You can't tell the crushed creatures along the roadways without Roger Knutson's scorecard, Flattened Fauna

INTRODUCING 106
With dancer Chris Finch, 13, in the Who's That Girl tour, fans go wild for Madonna and child

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