Table of Contents

updated 11/28/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/28/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 54
A quarter of a century later, Americans remember Nov. 22, 1963, a day that began innocently but, with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, would come to mark the end of an age

INTRODUCING...72
Asia Vieira, 6, the good kid in The Good Mother

JOCKS 77
Pro football's all-time leading receiver Steve Largent doesn't drop the ball as a dad either

TUBE 83
Roseanne's amiable spouse, John Goodman, turns the ordinary into extraordinary TV

TEENS 91
California's Teen Saferides volunteers give lifts so kids won't drink and drive

COLLECTORS 103
Cliff Petersen invents a home for 40,000 patent models

COUPLES 111
On L.A. Law, Alan Rachins and Joanna Frank fight like cats and dogs, but they're really each other's pets

OFF THE WALL 117
Charley Lang puzzles out a solution to the blues

ON THE JOB 118
Cookbook and entertaining queen Martha Stewart makes millions marketing domestic perfection but pays a price at home

SEQUEL 125
Jan Stuart, his commitment more than skin-deep, begins a hunger strike to find backers for his cosmetics business

CONTROVERSY 134
Joanne Carson inters a few handfuls of buddy Truman Capote's ashes after a mysterious Halloween party theft

PAGES 138
Shirley Temple Black looks back on her days as America's treasured tot—and the decades since

LOOKOUT 145
Comedian Carol Leifer is an inspiration to peers like Jay Leno and David Letterman

BIO 149
C. Alfred "Chief" Anderson broke the color line to teach himself—and thousands of other black men—how to fly

TROUBLE 159
High lead levels in common crockery can be fatal, warn Fran and Don Wallace, who learned from experience

IN HIS OWN WORDS 165
Conservationist Dr. Russell Mittermeier warns that the loss of rain forests threatens the planet

TRENDS 171
To the list of games people play, add Whirly Ball

TO THE TOP 172
His controversial album, a family tragedy and his broken affair with Jessica Hahn can't quiet screaming comedian Sam Kinison

WINNERS 177
Scott Sharp, 20, has three national auto racing championships—and that's one for each year he has been on the track

SCENE 183
At the Galway Oyster Festival, shellfish shuckers make merry at raw bars

CRITTERS 187
Sandra Wornum provides a palace for her hounds, but some neighbors can't stand hearing about it

STYLE 188
Eliot Whittall and Richard Shon design hats that are strictly off the museum wall

MAIL 8
PICKS & PANS 17
TAKE ONE 53
STAR TRACKS 131
CHATTER 190

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