Table of Contents

updated 04/26/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/26/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

STAR TRACKS 6
Woody and Soon-Yi stroll the Big Easy. Emma Thompson bags the big trophy. Ben Vereen stages the big comeback in Jelly's, and more

UP FRONT

38 For being a formidable personage and a friend of Bill Clinton's before it became fashionable, Pamela Harriman is about to reap her reward: the ambassadorship to France

42 With their final episode wrapped, the cast of TV's Cheers lift their glasses to the place where everybody knows your name

44 Bonnie Askew told her husband she had never found him sexually attractive, so Bon Askew sued her for fraud—and won

46 Country's Dwight Yoakam is acting out—on stage and screen. He's also got a hot new album and a concert tour, but no comment on ex-flame Sharon Stone's put-down

COUPLES 53
She's having his baby, but a marriage may hinge on whether Maria Maples caves in to Donald Trump's insistence on a prenup

CRIME 57
The murder in Miami of German tourist Barbara Meller-Jensen provokes an international uproar and new steps to stem similar crimes

SONG 63
Nashville's Joe Diffie flopped as a fatty, but now he's worth his weight in country-music gold

CONTROVERSY 69
Boxing champ Biddiek Bowe sues to be named the father of Tumani Rice, 6, but faces heavyweight opposition from the boy's mother

PAGES 73
In Conduct Unbecoming, journalist Randy Shilts chronicles the Pentagon's search-and-destroy policy against gays and lesbians

COVER 82
For sound reasons or mere vanity, America's teens increasingly arc turning to plastic surgery. In an exclusive interview. Soleil Moon Frye, 16, talks candidly about the breast reduction that transformed her. Then five teens reveal the presurgery traumas and post-op joys of nose jobs, chin implants and liposuction

OFF THE JOB 115
The denouement is not very funny as Love & War's Susan Dry leaves the sitcom

HAPPY 118
Who's on first? The San Francisco Giants' Sherry Davis, big-league baseball's first full-time female PA announcer, will tell you

TROUBLE 122
For months he has insisted that he never had sex with Amy Usher. Now, indicted for statutory rape, Joey Buttafuoco will have to defend that contention in court

TUBE 125
With a child's delight and a diva's drive, Armelia McQueen makes kid-vid Adventures in Wonderland curiouser and curiouser

TRIBUTE 126
Dead at 96, legendary contralto Marian Anderson gave voice to black America's yearnings

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
THE INSIDER 37
POP QUIZ 78
PASSAGES 81
D.C. BUZZ 121
CHATTER 128

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