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updated 01/16/1989 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/16/1989 01:00AM

MAIL 12
PICKS & PANS 15
TAKE ONE 41
STAR TRACKS 60
CHATTER 118

ON THE COVER 70
Drew Barrymore, the cherub who taught E.T. to speak, found acting a thriller but fame a near killer. Too old too soon, the little girl moved from smoking to booze to marijuana to cocaine until, last summer, her emotional world came tumbling down. Here is the revealing first-person story of how she found help for her addictions—and how she sees her troubles now

UP FRONT 42

As Yellowstone Park recuperates beneath a blanket of winter snow, Chief Ranger Dan Sholly defends his handling of last summer's rampaging fires

They've called him Mayor for Life, but the nasty rumors about Washington, D.C.,'s Marion Barry just might shorten his tenure

A Texas civil court says it was her minister husband who tried to kill Peggy Railey; now her grieving parents must care for the comatose daughter who doctors say will never recover

ON THE MOVE 61
Chuck Woodbury's camper is his newsroom as he roams the back roads of the West looking for news small enough to put in his paper

SCENE 66
Correspondent Carol Azizian runs away with the Moscow Circus and sends back a report from the Big Top

SONG 69
George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam are Boy Meets Girl, a husband-and-wife songwriting team whose hits may help them live happily ever after

SEQUEL 82
Twenty years after he sailed around the world alone, Robin Lee Graham overcomes depression and rage to find peace on dry land

PAGES 87
Exiled poet Irina Ratushinskaya's Grey Is the Color of Hope tells of the four grim years she spent in a Soviet labor camp

LOOKOUT 91
Every Friday morning, 9-year-old Sam Rogoway steps into a broadcasting studio and becomes Little Ricky Rocko, the world's youngest deejay

VIDEO 95
Introducing Baby Songs, the music video for viewers who aren't old enough to change the channel themselves

MAIN STREET 99
A bunch of coed Wooster College graduates began a round-robin letter 58 years ago; some are gone now, but the letter goes on

ON THE JOB 102
After 17 years in the wilds of Borneo, Dr. Birute Galdikas lifts the veil on the secret life of the orangutan

POP! 111
Fortune is telling the Gipsy Kings that the world is ready for some new-fashioned ethnic rock, straight from the trailer parks of southern France

PARTY 115
Wondering where Farrah, Ryan, Cher, Bobby and Teddy Kennedy Jrs., Sheena Easton, Julianne Phillips, Catherine Oxenberg, George Hamilton, Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson rang in the New Year? Try the slopes and soirees of Aspen

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