In This Issue

updated 01/29/1990 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/29/1990 01:00AM

ON THE COVER 56
Last year actress Drew Barrymore thought she had put drugs and alcohol behind her; now, at 14, with help from recovering addict David Crosby, she has learned that the road to sobriety is one she'll be following the rest of her life

UP FRONT 32-42

Back from the toughest performance of his 60-year career, Sammy Davis Jr.—the recipient of an extraordinary TV tribute airing next week—puts his life together again after a frightening battle with throat cancer

Who said cable's not able? This year's annual ACE Awards show for distinguished programming attracts a star-studded full house, including Dr. Ruth, Don King and Garry Shandling

In the aftermath of Boston's shocking Charles Stuart murder case, the race is on to lock up the story for TV, movies and books

Ever since Mayor Bill Stirling started campaigning to make Aspen, Colo., safe for fur-bearing—not fur-wearing—animals, he has presided over a city divided

PAGES 64
Like characters in a Thomas Pynchon novel, fans of the elusive author sift a tiny and ambiguous body of evidence to learn all they can about a man they've never seen—and probably never will

IN HIS WORDS 69
First Lady Barbara Bush is just one of a million Americans who suffer from the hyperthyroid condition called Graves disease

TEENS 76
Jason Hervey, Fred Savage's insidious big brother on The Wonder Years, swears his nastiness doesn't come naturally

STAGE 79
If you've seen one, you've still seen 'em all. Annie 2, the inglorious sequel, goes belly-up in Washington, D.C., while the original Annie heads back to Broadway

SPLIT 82
Oregon attorney Bob Nordyke's drive-through divorce window has countless advantages—among them, bulletproof glass

ON THE JOB 86
When it comes to picking ambassadors, George Bush doesn't mind inexperience, and his envoys include some curious choices. None of them, however, holds a candle to the late, egregious Dan Sickles, the worst Ambassador in United States history

STYLE 90
The portly prophet of Seventh Avenue, fashion forecaster Bernie Ozer knows who'll be wearing what and when they'll be doing it

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 13
THE INSIDER 31
PASSAGES 73
STAR TRACKS 85
CHATTER 94

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