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updated 09/03/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/03/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 34
You thought you'd seen it all, but you haven't. It's fall again—almost—and here come Bart Simpson (scrapping for ratings with Bill Cosby), Sly Stallone (bringing back Rocky), Cher (getting it on with Bob Hoskins) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (meeting his match in kindergarten). Al Pacino's back as Don Corleone's boy Michael, Woody Allen's got a new movie. Sean got Michelle Pfeiffer, and if you thought Vie Last Picture Show was really the last, forget it. All this and more in our 11-page Fall Preview

UP FRONT 47
Sixteen months after she was hideously beaten and raped, the Central Park jogger learns that three of her teenage assailants are found guilty

ON THE MOVE 52
Fed up with the freeway, Mable Yee has a line of Commuter Products for drivers doing a burn in the slow lane

SEQUEL 57
Soul star Ike Turner isn't sure he'd call it addiction, but his 20-year cocaine habit cost him his marriage (to Tina), his fortune and finally his freedom

HOST 63
Far from the madding crowd—not to mention roads, airports and other means of access—Dennis and Judy Beggrow preside over a luxury resort assembled by hand in the Colorado wilderness

TO THE TOP 66
The commander of Operation Desert Shield, Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf is the U.S. Army's man on the spot

IN HIS WORDS 70
Tension in the Middle East, says scholar Riad Ajami, presages the changing face of war—now it's about resources, not ideology

TRIBUTE 74
With Pearl Bailey's death at 72, the world loses not just an entertainer but a priceless ambassador of goodwill

BIO 79
Who's the real David Lynch? You might as well ask who killed Laura Palmer. The force behind Twin Peaks and Wild at Heart is keeping both answers to himself

BODY 87
A new study by hypertension expert Stevo Julius reveals that even moderately high blood pressure can threaten your health

SONG 91
Country music's Garth Brooks makes his mark as Nashville's new kid on the block

CONTROVERSY 96
Comforting a friend, Prince Charles is embarrassed by an overzealous British tabloid, touching off a war of recrimination on Fleet Street

ADVENTURE 100
From ice cap to rain forest, Bernie Krause is making nature a recording star with albums like Gorillas in the Mix

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 7
STYLE WATCH 29
THE INSIDER 33
PASSAGES 95
CHATTER 102

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