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updated 03/07/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/07/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 34
Awash in a vale of his own tears, TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart offers a damp but memorable lesson in the art of defusing a scandal—begging for giveness, and getting it, for sexual indiscretions with a New Orleans prostitute

UP FRONT 40

The Monterey Film Festival looks back on the life of Jimmy Stewart and finds it, finally and certifiably, wonderful

A brutal and puzzling attack on black teenager Tawana Brawley in Upstate New York raises racial tensions—and skeptical questions

CONTROVERSY 49
Hollywood is all atwitter as a host of Oscar favorites, including Barbra Streisand, Bette Davis and, yes, Steven Spielberg, finish out of the money in the '88 awards race; as an added attraction, PEOPLE polls its readers for their choices

ON THE MOVE 53
Twenty years after he helped write "Please Mr. Postman," Freddie Gorman bagged his music career to deliver the mail

PARTY 57
Participants in Mamou, Louisiana's Cajun Mardi Gras are mounted and stuffed—on horseback, and with beer

TUBE 60
Joan Severance is a nice enough woman, but her crime queen on CBS' Wiseguy gives lurid new meaning to brotherly love

SEQUEL 65
A lost soul since his debut in Roots, LeVar Burton steps into the future in Star Trek: The Next Generation

IN THE MONEY 79
Real-estate mogul Stan Herman is the man to see when movieland stars hanker for a pad

SCENE 83
Grave Line Tours, a sightseeing guide to Hollywood's most notorious sites of death and scandal, is Greg Smith's monument to impeccably bad taste

SPIRIT 87
When Margaret Thatcher handed out lordships, Britain's chief rabbi, Immanuel Jakobovits, became one of her chosen people

GOING HOME 91
Super Bowl hero Doug Williams returns in triumph to his Louisiana hometown

CRITTERS 96
A four-legged mom named Krause beats 5-billion-to-one odds and proves that not all mules are sterile

WEDDING 104
Things are looking up for diminutive Dudley Moore and his statuesque new bride, Brogan Lane

CAMPAIGN'88 106
Praise the Lord and pass the ballots: Jesse Jackson and Pat Robertson are on their way to their political Judgment Day

TO THE TOP 115
Actor Sam Freed hooks up with a new job and an old friend, thanks to his TV romance with Kate & Allie's Jane Curtin

ON THE JOB 121
Playboy photographer David Chan loves his work, but says he never takes it home with him

SONG 127
After soaring with a trio of ex-Eagles, chart-buster Richard Marx is strictly lovey-dovey with Dirty Dancing's Cynthia Rhodes

ARTS 135
Whether or not they floss after every meal, L.A. artist Mark Schilder captures stars and their toothbrushes on canvas

OUT OF THE PAST 136
New York psychic Christina Whited says James Beard, who died in 1985, is cooking up a storm in her kitchen

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 33
STAR TRACKS 101
LOOKOUT 132
CHATTER 138

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