ON THE COVER 146
Her plight more than 25 feet down a well had all America holding its breath, and after she was saved, her family was plagued by rumors, her town split by avarice. But a year later all is well—and bubbly Baby Jessica McClure is tearing into her terrible twos
UP FRONT 52
Fall comes to eastern Kentucky, and in little Pikeville, home of state champions, high school football is once again king
thirtysomething's Mel Harris stars in a marriage to actor Cotter Smith, but it was supposed to be a secret
A trio of stranded whales become northern stars as the world stages—and watches—a monumental rescue effort off the Alaska coast
Crusading boxer Donny Lalonde takes on Sugar Ray Leonard, but the real opponent is child abuse
Drawing comparisons to Dylan, sincere and private Michelle Shocked shakes up the pop world
With two decades gone by, Isabelle Dufresne recalls the wild days when she was the ne plus Ultra Violet at Andy Warhol's Factory
WHIZ KID 119
Researcher Ray Bateman Jr. is merely 14 but not too young to enlist, and maybe win a battle, in the war against cancer
Once Lassie's master, Tom Rettig frees himself from a wholesome image and a drug-drained early life to become a success in computers
Prince Rainier, Princess Stephanie and Prince Albert join other royalty—like Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand and Gregory Peck—to honor the memory of Hollywood's Prince Charming, Cary Grant
Citing fiancée Brigitte Nielsen's cancer problem, Jets super-sacker Mark Gastineau abruptly quits football—but did he give the real reason?
Back in Detroit, where it all began, Michael Jackson helps preserve the memories of Motown Records and his mentor, Berry Gordy
IN THE MONEY 157
Tobey Cotsen's baby is a profitable delivery service that brings to your house almost anything you need for your little dear
Arizona meets Hollywood as a movie script analyst and a Grand Canyon river rat find wetted bliss
Angela Lansbury shows (and sounds) off in an exercise and fitness video for women with certain needs at a certain age
Kiefer Sutherland's one-year marriage to older actress Camelia Kath seems to be fading young
GOING HOME 178
Fifty years after her family fled Hitler's persecution, Celia Appel of Florida goes back to her German homeland and a reunion with very old friends
The fearsome foursome of film fright—Jason, Freddy, Michael and Leatherface—are having a happy Halloween
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 51
STAR TRACKS 187
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