Table of Contents

updated 11/13/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/13/1995 AT 01:00 AM EST

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 15
THE INSIDER 51
PASSAGES 119
PUZZLER 158
ROYAL WATCH 161
CHATTER 180

STAR TRACKS 6
Anthony Hopkins paints his Picasso. Sharon Stone medals in Paris. The beast goes on for Al Gore, and more

UP FRONT

52 Rock Hudson's death from AIDS 10 years ago helped personalize a disease that would soon spread throughout the celebrity community

58 He may have been acquitted of murder, but public redemption still eludes O.J. Simpson

62 There's one less crazy in New York City; thanks to therapy, Gus the Bear is happy at last

HAPPY 69
Like her aunt U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, model Hunter Reno is tops in her field

LUCKY 72
Massachusetts garbageman Craig Randall finds a $200,000 prize coupon in the trash

ANGELS 75
A morning detour turns nurse Helen Getchell into a hero of an Illinois school-bus crash

TO THE TOP 79
Educator Sari Locker can't stop talking about sex, so she was given a show of her own

STYLE 83
Designer Mossimo Gianulli's hip sportswear drapes Janet Jackson and Stephen Baldwin

ON THE MOVE 87
Onetime banker Kevin Kilner sees his investment pay off in the CBS sitcom Almost Perfect

IN THE MONEY 93
Collectors are riveted on Ron and Cynthia Wright's 1920s Levi jeans

SEQUEL 95
Five years after fame, Vanilla Ice races motorcycles and courts mellowness in Miami Beach

KIN 99
John Dukakis, who helped stepdad Mike run for President, finds success with Boyz II Men

TUBE 103
After years of depression, sitcom star Drew Carey understands life without a laugh track

WINNER 107
Racehorse Cigar was a butt of jokes until he met trainer Bill Mott

SCENE 111
Mr. Twister the clown defends his right to feed other people's parking meters

IN HER WORDS 113
From ages 10 through 14, what kids need most is supervision, says Dr. Ruby Takanishi of the Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development

ON THE JOB 117
Snack-food expert Joe Miller finds his skills have gone to waist

COVER 120
This has been the year for celebrity separations, with everyone from Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett to Christie Brinkley and Ricky Taubman calling it quits. Whatever happened to happy endings?

UPDATE 131
Lana Padilla, with son Josh, lives in the shadow of the accusations against ex-husband Terry Nichols, the Oklahoma City bombing suspect

JOCKS 153
Rivals in 1964, Olympic skiers Jimmie Heuga, Pepi Stiegler and Egon Zimmerman eerily share the same fate: all have multiple sclerosis

BOOK EXCERPT 162
In The Stalking of Kristin, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter George Lardner Jr. investigates his daughter's life—and violent death

CONTROVERSY 173
Harvard? Yale? Nope. The second-highest-paid U.S. college president is Adelphi University's Peter Diamandopoulos—and some of the New York commuter school's students and faculty are furious

SOAPS 177
After giving up his Days of Our Lives job three years ago, Peter Reckell, soap opera's first Sensitive Stud, reclaims the role of Bo Brady

PARTY 178
A covey of actresses, including Jill Hennessy, Minnie Driver and Rebecca Gayheart, play model-for-a-day for designer Nicole Miller

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