Table of Contents

updated 06/27/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/27/1988 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 64
Heavyweight champ Mike Tyson may finally have met his match: Not Michael Spinks, but Tyson's willful new wife, Robin Givens

UP FRONT 30

Watched by a billion people worldwide, Whitney Houston, Annie Lennox, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Eric Clapton, Chubby Checker and others stage Freedomfest, a tribute in song to political prisoner Nelson Mandela

Phil Donahue razes a house by a world-famous architect and raises the hackles of his Connecticut neighbors

As the adults in her life continue their squabbling, a judge tells pop star Tiffany, 16, to heed her mother

There is fear and loathing in Key West as sleep-around saloon-owner Jim Mayer is accused of spreading the deadly AIDS virus, possibly infecting unsuspecting women

SPLIT 45
The honeymoon is over—and so apparently is the marriage—for Bruce Springsteen and Julianne Phillips; the Boss has taken up with one of the help, singer-guitarist Patti Scialfa

WEDDING 50
Married in their Michigan elementary school, teachers Kamela Britvec and Tim Peterson stage a ceremony with real class

TRIBUTE 53
Lung cancer claims the life of writer Louis L'Amour, whose tales of the West have become part of the American heritage

DREAMERS 54
Forsaking the company of men for the call of the wild, Jack Lynch is keeper of the last surviving buffalo wolves

TEACHER 63
Ken Kesey's new collective novel is a hit: Fans cry "Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author! Author!"

PAGES 73
Anatoli Rybakov's Children of the Arbat is a sensation in the Soviet Union, telling a once-forbidden story of Stalinist tyranny

TO THE TOP 77
Hairstylist Giuseppe Franco likes dishy babes and fast bikes, but clients such as Frank Zappa, Kristy McNichol and Sally Kirkland don't hold that against him

INTRODUCING...81
Rick Astley, the hit-happy British wunderkind with a shocking shtik: modesty

ARTS 82
African policewomen who reggae, underwater French dancers, silent Japanese actors, plus Jason Robards and Colleen Dewhurst make the First New York International Festival of the Arts the largest and oddest in American history

ON THE JOB 95
Bra-museum curator Ruth Frolove offers lots of lace for ladies looking for a big lift with a little spice

COPING 99
Ken Kroll learned long ago how to live with his physical disability; when Erica Klein married him, she had to learn to live with it, too

HAPPY BIRTHDAY 105
England's future king, William, mellow at 6, keeps one eye on the girls and the other on that bane of his parents, the press

SCENE 107
They came, they saw, they wisecracked; 100-plus standup comics convene in Las Vegas to laugh and be laughed at

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 7
TAKE ONE 29
STAR TRACKS 91
CHATTER 110

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