In This Issue

updated 11/12/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/12/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 134
Bedeviled by rumormongers who claim their relationship doesn't stand a ghost of a chance. Bruce Willis and Demi Moore are out to prove that theirs is one marriage that's going to die hard

UP FRONT 54-64

Becky Schafer embezzled $3 million—and shopped till the FBI stopped her

Liz, Arnold and Frank join forces—and checkbooks—to fight diabetes

Read his lips: Congressman Newt Gingrich is Capitol Hill's street-fightin' man

CRIME 67
Illinois police looked everywhere to solve a grisly suburban murder, only to find their prime suspect back home in Winnetka

COPING 75
Actress Angie Dickinson cares for her sister Mary Lou, an Alzheimer's victim

WINNERS 81
It might be Cheers day in Boston, but patrons of the bar that inspired the show have had their fill

SCREEN 87
After decades in East Germany, Armin Mueller-Stahl takes a bow for Barry Levinson's ail-American Avalon

IN HIS WORDS 107
As Prof. Bernard Lewis sees it, the conflict between Islam and the West goes far deeper than the Gulf crisis

INTRODUCING... 112
Actress Marcia Gay Harden, who auditions for the movie miller's Hall of Fame in Miller's Crossing

HAPPY 115
Miracle mom Barbara Strong gives birth after menopause

MOVE 119
Director Dennis Hopper hits the spot in his new roles as husband and father

TEACHER 124
If you can't tell a fullback from a field goal, Cheryl Smith's Football for Women might be for you

TUBE 127
The substitute star of Head of the Class, renegade comic Billy Connolly finds himself near the top of the ratings

DREAMERS 133
The people of Fargo, N. Dak., want the New Kids on their block

TRIBUTE 143
The magical career of the filly Go for Wand comes to a tragic end

ADVENTURE 147
Dutchman Eppo Numan is the first man to cross the Atlantic by ultralight aircraft

IN THE MONEY 155
Jeffrey Hollender and Alan Newman's environmental mail-order house wouldn't mind saving the world

PAGES 159
Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher photograph an Africa that most Westerners can only imagine

CRITTERS 163
Richard Mulligan, Kristy McNichol and the Empty Nest cast help their canine star. Bear, raise his pups

SONGS 169
After three marriages and even more flop records, Carlene Carter rediscovers her mountain music roots

SCENE 173
Blue and gray clash again—but no blood is shed—as the Battle of Cedar Creek is refought

MAIL 3
PICKS & PANS 11
THE INSIDER 53
STAR TRACKS 130
PASSAGES 166
CHATTER 176

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