Table of Contents

updated 01/11/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/11/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 27
STAR TRACKS 75
CHATTER 126

ON THE COVER 96
Bruce Willis puts the spurs to his film career, rocker Patti Smith resurfaces, Mickey turns 60, and Fergie gets snoody—all this and more in the year ahead

UP FRONT 28

Oregon Attorney General David Frohnmayer and his wife, Lynn, search for the long-lost relatives who could save their daughters, Kirsten and Katie, from a fatal disease

Present with camera at the creation, Paul McCartney's brother, Mike, recalls the birth of the Beatles

HAPPY 38
Anticipation isn't making her wait; Carly Simon says "I do" with poet James Hart

ON THE MOVE 43
Being mistaken for Davy Crockett suits land developer Fess Parker, erstwhile king of the wild frontier, just fine

VIDEO 47
Julia Campbell, star of Women in Prison, is really locked into her role

PAGES 51
Artist Niki de Saint Phalle writes and illustrates a book about AIDS just for teenagers

SONG 55
Nine-year-old Sharon Batts's "Dear Mr. Jesus" has made her the country's most improbable pop star

COUPLES 56
Equestrienne Katja Schumann took a bite of the Big Apple Circus and fell for ringmaster Paul Binder

TUBE 61
While her just-kissed Dallas character heats up the plot, Shalane McCall, 15, remains one very cool kid

ARTS 69
At last, opera's matchless bel canto tenor Rockwell Blake is a hero where it counts: his hometown

HEIRS 73
The real J.R. Ewing died alone in Houston in 1980, leaving behind big bucks and a troublesome mystery

SCREEN 76
Elaine Stritch scores a spectacular comeback in Woody Allen's September

ANNIVERSARY 81
Her father traded a plow horse for a piano 77 years ago, and Tillie Kottwitz hasn't stopped playing yet

TO THE TOP 85
Eva Evdokimova, the American ballerina with the un-American name, pays a triumphal visit to Russia

WITNESS 89
Polish visitor Zofia Puzik, who came forward to identify a killer, pays a harsh price for her strong sense of citizenship

STYLE 95
Clothing designer Vicki Lewis gives truckers a reason to stop, look and whistle

SEQUEL 109
Actor Van Johnson launches a new career with a show of his paintings

MEDICS 115
Dr. Norman Rosenthal thinks he's seen the light on the cause of those stubborn winter doldrums

DREAMERS 121
Retiree Joseph Charles waves away rush-hour gloom in Berkeley, Calif.

LOOKOUT 123
South African pianist Anton Nel is poised on the brink of a major classical career

WEDDING 124
The course of true love never did sail smooth, but Nadine Louviere and David Evans got married aboard a Mississippi River steamboat anyway

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