Table of Contents

updated 01/17/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/17/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

STAR TRACKS 6
Marky Mark flexes his flip side. Michael Jordan starts down a slippery slope. Bruce Springsteen rocks south Philly, and more

THEN AND NOW 8
A five-time Grammy winner in '81, Christopher Cross, with time out for race car driving, is back in the recording studio

UP FRONT

36 Even before Schindler's List began garnering critics' raves, Yaffa Eliach's Tower of Faces at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum had visitors in tears

40 In a brilliant return to the concert stage, Barbra Streisand worked her magic on Michael Jackson, Mel Gibson. Donna Karan and more than 26,000 lesser-known fans

42 Superrich Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates marries coworker Melinda French

44 Ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky's racist message from the lunatic fringe has attracted 12 million angry Russian voters

46 Tony Danza of Who's the Boss? survives a disastrous ski accident on an icy mountain in Utah

TRIBUTE 49
Hollywood says goodbye to Cesar Romero, 86, who once stalked Gotham City as the Joker on TV's Batman

TUBE 54
Court TV anchorwoman Cynthia McFadden has had to endure some trials of her own

COVER 56
Young Hollywood was momentarily stunned by the death of River Phoenix outside Johnny Depp's Viper Room, but along Sunset Strip, where Shannen Doherty, Charlie Sheen and Christina Applegate still play, life (on the wild side) goes on

PAGES 71
Lars Eighner chronicles homelessness in the much-praised Travels with Lizbeth

ANGEL 75
After the death of her son François, Countess Albina du Boisrouvray dedicated herself—and her fortune—to the world's children

IN HIS WORDS 81
When Bill Clinton needs advice on the problems of the inner city, he calls on Chicago sociologist William Julius Wilson

HEROES 84
Businessman Fernando Mateo launches a surprisingly successful toys-for-guns swap in New York City

AT EASE 86
Late Show's Calvert DeForest—don't call him Larry "Bud" Melman—lakes a stroll through his Brooklyn past

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 11
THE INSIDER 35
PASSAGES 53
PUZZLER 68
CHATTER 90

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