Table of Contents

updated 12/19/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/19/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 59
STAR TRACKS 143
HAPPY 197
CHATTER 200

ON THE COVER 128
Appalled by the public's anger with her, Robin Givens claims in an exclusive interview that she still loves heavyweight champ Mike Tyson, never wanted his money and never meant to hurt him

UP FRONT 60

Rock and roll loses one of its most distinctive voices with the death of Roy Orbison from heart failure at 52

You can't exorcise Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver; they're spoofing again in Ghostbusters II

Zeren Earls gears up all year so Boston can party down on New Year's Eve

Actor Gary Busey's frightening motorcycle accident spurs fresh debate over mandatory helmet laws

PAGES 75
Rave reviews for Taylor Branch's monumental tome on the civil rights movement buoy the author for volume two

PASSAGES 81
If Cornelia Guest thought Hollywood was just waiting for the Deb of the Decade, she knows better now

IN THE MONEY 87
There's no hot tub in America's most expensive hotel suite, but what do you expect for $20,000 a night?

TUBE 93
A TV movie celebrates high school football coach Charlie Wedemeyer, who fights on against Lou Gehrig's disease

COUPLES 101
Trumpeter Doc Severinsen found high harmony with TV comedy writer Emily Marshall

MAIN STREET 111
Breaking wild mustangs helps some California prison inmates rein in their own wildness

INVENTORS 119
David LeBleu has a novel alternative to AT&T: a shoe-phone

CRIME 121
Physician Peter Rosier, who helped his terminally ill wife commit suicide, is acquitted after his murder case takes a bizarre twist

SONG 138
Clean, happy and hot, Rolling Stones guitar star Keith Richards takes his X-Pensive Winos on the road

SEQUEL 147
Chip Davis, who co-wrote "Convoy" in the '70s, finds his New Age vehicle is a Mannheim Steamroller

UPDATE 151
John Carradine's eldest son, David, remarries wife Gail and takes on the mantle of family patriarch

HOST 154
Can Clint cook? Does Charo char? Will Dolly deliver? Here's what to expect at 15 celebrity restaurants

INTRODUCING... 181
Hothouse Flowers, an Irish rock band that dares to admire hippies

ADVENTURE 187
Californian Shirley Metz plans a ski trip—to the South Pole

LOOKOUT 191
Tina LeBlanc, the Joffrey Ballet's explosive new star, comes up short—but not when she dances

FOOD 193
For the Oaks of Oshkosh, Wis., 'tis the season to create 40,000 candy canes

MERRY CHRISTMAS 198
Appalachian children get an early glimpse of Santa Claus coming round the mountain

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