In This Issue

updated 03/26/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/26/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 66
The brutal shotgun murdcer of Hollywood executive Jose Menendez and his wife, Kitty, devastated Beverly Hills. But the arrest is more shocking still. Police say sons Lyle and Erik pulled the trigger, and prosecutors may ask for the death penalty

UP FRONT 36-46

America's Funniest Home Videos becomes America's top-rated show by providing shtick-to-the-ribs laughs

In the course of their sensational divorce, actress Laura Johnson lets fly with charges against her soon-to-be-ex, Harry Hamlin

Greenpeace's Peter Willcox sails the Rainbow Warrior into battle against ocean pollution

SEQUEL 49
Seventeen years after Marlon Brando sent her to refuse his Oscar, Sacheen Littlefeather makes her own speeches

TROUBLE 51
Actors Corey Feldman and Danny Bonaduce were both booked on drug charges in the past two weeks

INTROSUCING... 57
Comic Suzi Landolphi, who thinks safe sex is an idea worth standing up for

HAPPY 60
Their wives are in the fast lane, so some Washington, D.C., husbands are in the Denis Thatcher Society

CONTROVERSY 63
Warning to the tobacco industry: Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan is determined to be hazardous to your profits

MEDICS 77
Mayo Clinic immunologist Dr. Gerald Gleich details the dangers of insomnia cure L-tryptophan

TO THE TOP 80
For Waheed Asim, being the world champ at speed pizza-making is easy as pie

PAGES 85
South African journalist Rian Malan writes a book of memoir and murder, and finds in it hope for his country's redemption

SCREEN 91
From the security of his own marriage, director Paul Mazursky ventures forth to make Enemies and other movies of romantic woe

STYLE 96
Christiév Carothers's Oregon modeling agency boasts a covey of cover girls

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 7
THE INSIDER 35
STAR TRACKS 59
PASSAGES 95
CHATTER 98

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