In This Issue

updated 06/18/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/18/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 88
Still reeling from the shock of his tragically unnecessary death, Jim Henson's friends and family tell of his final days

UP FRONT 38-48

Blake Schultz and Devona Anderson arc happy, healthy babies, thanks to surgeon Michael R. Harrison's pioneering fetal operation, performed in the mother's womb to fix a deadly birth defect

South Dakota newspaperman Ward Bushee landed a bigger story than he bargained for when he went along on an Air National Guard training flight: It crashed

Touring the U.S., exiled Chinese student leader Chai Ling keeps alive the memory—and the dreams—of the Tiananmen Square protesters

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Melanie Griffith, Chevy Chase and Tyne Daly mix and mingle with star-studded crowds during a week's worth of revels in L.A. and New York City

ON THE MOVE 53
Former quarterback, Congressman and presidential candidate Jack Kemp picks up the ball at HUD

TRIBUTE 60
My Fair Lady's Rex Harrison, the actor who epitomized droll English urbanity, dies of cancer at age 82

SPIRIT 62
Christian writer Frank Peretti turns the struggle between good and evil into sensational, best-selling fiction

STAGE 69
With nary a twinge of thirtysomething-style angst, Timothy Busfield proves that where there's a will there's a Great White Way

COPING 73
Veteran journalist Henry Kisor, deaf since he was 3½, recounts his victories and frustrations while making a splash in the hearing world

SCREEN 81
Keeping Michael J. Fox from getting back to the future has been full-time work for Tom Wilson, also known as the many modes of Biff

SONG 85
A teen idol at 20, Tommy Page sets out to prove that he's not just another New Kid on the Block

ON THE JOB 99
Blimey! The Shakespeare look-alike on 20 million British credit cards is actually a Yank named Greg Bell

JOCKS 107
Soccer magician Diego Maradona leads Argentina in search of a second straight title at the World Cup in Italy

SEQUEL 113
Kristin Baker, first woman captain of West Point's corps of cadets, ends a year on the firing line with a triumphant graduation

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 7
THE INSIDER 37
PASSAGES 103
CHATTER 116

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