In This Issue

UPDATED 11/13/1989 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 11/13/1989 at 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 114
After weeks of rumor and speculation, Jane Pauley, Deborah Norville and other Today staffers reveal the missteps, misunderstandings and personal motives that led the reigning queen of sunrise TV to walk away from her job

UP FRONT 52-62

In a horrifying crime a lone Boston gunman fatally wounds mother-to-be Carol Stuart and leaves the life of her husband, Charles, in the hands of a resourceful 911 police operator

Joe Willie and Johnny U are there as old Jets and Colts replay a football legend—1969's Super Bowl III

Glenn Close, Maria Shriver, Mariel Hemingway and others show their support of Elizabeth and Paul Michael Glaser, a Hollywood couple hit hard by AIDS

As spokeswoman for Poland's new non-Communist leaders, glamorous Malgorzata Niezabitowska must put the best face on some discouraging

SCREEN 67
With the success of Look Who's Talking, Hollywood execs are again showing signs of John Travolta fever

WEDDING 70
As his Hollywood pals look on, Roseunne's hubby, John Goodman, says "I do" in a Big Easy wedding

TRIBUTE 75
Literary lioness Mary McCarthy dies at 77, and a fierce and independent voice is silenced

COPING 79
William Christopher (M*A*S*H's Father Mulcahy) and his wife, Barbara, describe the passionate crusade they've waged to help their autistic son

IN THE MONEY 84
Oklahoma ostrich breeder Dale Coody believes more and more American ranchers will flock to the big bird

BIO 103
With superb artistry and timeless humor, animation director Chuck Jones gave Bugs Bunny an attitude and sent Wile E. Coyote off a thousand cliffs

HAPPY 113
When homecoming queen Tamara Browder puts her tiara on, she has to remove her football helmet first

BODY 125
In his new book, Heart Failure, investigative reporter Thomas Moore questions just how much cholesterol counts

PAST 129
A new biography by Barbara Leaming says Rita Hayworth's lifelong torment began with sexual abuse by her father

PAGES 135
Confronting the Affliction of his own brutal childhood, Russell Banks crafts a moving novel about family violence

HOST 143
For country innkeepers Bill and Cindy Clark, old-fashioned home cooking is anywhere the hearth is

KIN 148
When pro boxers Floyd, Lloyd and Troy Weaver take to the ring, opponents wind up seeing triplets

ON THE MOVE 151
With a new house and an old boyfriend, Mary Stuart Masterson finds more to life than stealing scenes in Immediate Family

ARTS 154
The greats of Hollywood—and Tokyo and Paris—are eyeing the auction of director Billy Wilder's art collection, which may bring $22 million

TO THE TOP 159
In Shocker, Wes Craven, the Sultan of Slash, has moved his villain off Elm Street and into the television sets of America

STYLE 162
Kermit Oliver's colorful scarf designs for the house of Hermès have won the Texas postal worker an international stamp of approval

MAIL 8
PICKS & PANS 13
TAKE ONE 51
VIDEO 99
STAR TRACKS 147
CHATTER 164

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