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updated 12/02/1991 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/02/1991 01:00AM

STAR TRACKS 11
Fergie displays her animal magnetism. Susan Lucci toys with her husband. Paulina Porizkova makes up nice with her mom, and more

UP FRONT

64 Free at last, Beirut hostages Terry Waite and Thomas Sutherland return home to their families

68 With a wrenching testimony to Congress, Oprah Winfrey fights child abuse

70 Still reeling from the macabre student murders in 1990, Gainesville, Fla., now battles to save its churches from a plague of arson

72 If you liked All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, you'll love Betsi Smith's real-life kindergarten for adults

COUPLES 79
Continuing their sitcom smooching offscreen, Growing Pains stars Kirk Cameron and Chelsea Noble settle into newly wed life

TO THE TOP 87
Taking his act off the road, Jerry Seinfeld is now the hip comedian of prime time

TRAGEDY 90
Olympic shooting hopeful Robert Plante knew everything about guns—and then accidentally killed himself with one

COPING 103
Transformed by illness, a frail Richard Pryor finds healing in a sober new lifestyle and the support of Eddie Murphy and other friends

MONEY 109
Self-named marketing consultant Faith Popcorn makes whopping big bucks by spotting trends

COLLECTORS 123
Where others see candy dispensers, Pezheads like Sue and Richie Sternfeld see Americana

CRIME 125
The disappearance of motorcycle cop Craig Armstrong's 3-year-old daughter, Alicia, from a shopping mall has shaken San Bernardino, Calif.—and its police department—to the roots

IN HER WORDS 133
"Magic" Johnson has sounded the alarm over the heterosexual transmission of the AIDS virus; Dr. June Osborn, head of the National Commission on AIDS, spells out the risks

UPDATE 141
Dick Sargent, who played Samantha's frazzled husband in the '60s sitcom Bewitched, braves a Hollywood backlash by announcing he's gay

ON THE JOB 144
Marching to a different drumstick? Turkey expert Jean Sehnelle has some juicy advice

VOICES 147
Normally a mild thing, Robby Benson gets to howl like a wild thing as Angela Lansbur, Jerry Orbaeh and other great voices work their magic in the animated Beauty and the Beast

SONG 155
Decades after their first brushes with fame, Freddy Fender, Doug Sahm, Augie Meyers and Flaco Jimenez storm the charts as the Texas Tornados

COVER 158
Juggling career, motherhood and long-distance marriage, Candice Bergen could give Murphy Brown lessons in full-tilt feminism

PAGES 169
In her new collection of cartoons, Roz Chast chronicles the inner lives of the nerdy

BODY 175
Brace yourselves (and the stage floor) for Albuquerque's avatars of avoirdupois, jumbo-size male strippers called the Chunkendales

SEQUEL 179
Two decades after starring in TV's The Virginian, James Drury rides the corporate range

CONTROVERSY 183
Scholar Gary Sick believes the Reagan-Bush campaign team made a secret election-year pact to delay the release of U.S. hostages

TUBE 188
In a moving TV tribute to Redd Foxx, the flamboyant Jackée steps in to rescue his CBS show The Royal Family

ON THE MOVE 190
With a new jazz album, Law & Order's Michael Moriarty tries his luck outside the court

TEACHER 197
If teacher Pat Marker has his way, weeknight TV viewing by school kids may go down the tube

STAGE 201
In From the Mississippi Delta, prostitute turned professor Endesha Ida Mae Holland brings her astonishing past to life

HOLY COW! 206
As the Soviet empire disintegrates, it's a bust for a German statue of former icon V.I. Lenin

MAIL 5
PICKS & PANS 23
THE INSIDER 63
PASSAGES 204
CHATTER 208

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