Table of Contents

updated 01/11/1993 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/11/1993 AT 01:00 AM EST

STAR TRACKS 10
Garth Brooks swaps headgear. Anita Hill and Barbra Streisand mark the year of the Woman. Joan Cusack Toys with the press, and more

UP FRONT

34 Once it was the vacation haunt of Al Capone and his ilk; now Hot Springs, Ark., is proud to be known as the town where Bill Clinton grew up

40 Though the Windsor family holiday was a masterpiece of domestic diplomacy, Princess Diana opted out—and had a blue Christmas

42 Defector Orestes Lorenzo Perez defies death—and Fidel Castro—by flying a small plane back to Cuba to rescue his wife and two young sons

SCREEN 49
His pal Dana Carvey calls him "one of the great" impressionists. Opposite Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise in A Few Good Men, comic Kevin Pollak stunningly imitates a cool Navy lawyer

TROUBLE 52
While trying to catch a plane over Christmas weekend, singer Harry Connick Jr. was nabbed carrying a gun in his bag

HOST 55
The east and crew of Fried Green Tomatoes are long gone, but the Whistle Stop Cafe and Juliette, Ga., keep on keeping on

ON THE MOVE 63
Who's America's funniest, and funniest, sportscaster? No need to reach back-back-back! It's ESPN's Chris "Boomer" Berman

IN HIS WORDS 67
"It's not perfect," says Dr. Allan Rosenfield, but one dose of Depo-Provera, finally approved in the U.S., prevents pregnancy for three months

PARTY 71
Inauguration planner Rahm Emanuel, 33, is a whirlwind of creativity as he prepares Bill Clinton's American Reunion celebration

STYLE 74
Celebs from Madonna to Prince Charles step lively in industrial-strength Doc Martens shoes

COVER 80
Supermodels Kim Alexis, Carol Alt and Beverly Johnson swap stories of the crash diets and eating disorders cover girls too often cover up

LOOKOUT 88
Sarah Chang took up the violin when she was 4. At 12, she's on the threshold of stardom

PAGES 93
Mingling suspense and twisted psyches, cult author Patricia Highsmith resurfaces with Ripley Under Water, her latest novel about a fiendishly likable murderer

STAGE 98
Making tigers and elephants disappear, illusionists Siegfried and Roy have become the toast of Las Vegas—but their best trick is sharing their home with 36 big-game beasts

TRIBUTE 104
In such '40s classics as Laura and The Best Years of Our Lives, Dana Andrews was a model leading man, but alcoholism ruined his career

HAPPY 107
After 37 years in a vault, Kill Randle's rare footage of early Elvis emerges and brings him a reported bounty of $1.9 million

TUBE 109
A quarter century after her debut as Carol Burnett's look-alike kid sister, Vicki Lawrence ditches her battle-ax Mama's Family image and enters the talk show arena

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 13
THE INSIDER 33
PASSAGES 77
QUIZ 91
CHATTER 112

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