In This Issue

updated 02/20/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/20/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 70
California, here they are: Citizen Ron and his Galanosclad helpmate, Nancy, move into their $2.5 million home—and a brilliant and profitable new life out of office

UP FRONT 36-46

Conceived by a surrogate mother and delivered into a failing marriage, 4-year-old Tessa is caught in a baffling custody dispute

No longer the flamboyant clotheshorse, Princess Diana, sleek and dressed like a royal working girl, scores points for good taste on her first trip to New York

An experimental program has the citizens of Wellsburg, W.Va., once among the nation's most likely heart-attack victims, smoking less, exercising more—and, they fervently hope, living longer

SEQUEL 49
Estranged from his parents, with his career in neutral, Gary Coleman celebrates a birthday he never expected to reach

MOVE 55
At 24, Shawna Robinson isn't ol' or a boy, but she's good enough to clean plenty of clocks behind the wheel of a 160-mph stock car

TRIBUTE 65
Filmmaker John Cassavetes leaves an enviable legacy—he did exactly what he wanted to do, exactly the way he wanted to do it

ARTS 66
Discovered singing in his kitchen, onetime mechanic Leo Nucci wrenches opera lovers' hearts with his bravura baritone

CONTROVERSY 79
After a relentless search, Pat Gibson Bennett tracks down the husband she charges with deserting her and their three children 20 years ago

TUBE 85
A successful second marriage and a new baby have Newhart's proud preppy, Peter Scolari, laughing at last

WORDS 89
If your office makes you sick, Gray Robertson can probably tell you why

KIN 95
For 50 years, friends and fans knew Billy Tipton as the perfect gentleman—which, except for one thing, she was

JOCKS 101
Great Britain's popular heavyweight champ, Frank Bruno, says he's ready to take on Mike Tyson—and some very long odds

HAPPY 107
With a phone line and a fax machine, Detroit bachelor Paul Hohendorf gives office romance a new meaning

SONG 108
Picking up where his reckless daddy left off, New Orleans bluesman Guitar Slim Jr. made his first record—now he's up for a Grammy

TEACHER 112
Paremiologist Wolfgang Mieder says proverbs are the true international language—the timeless expression of common experience

MAIL 8
PICKS & PANS 11
TAKE ONE 35
STAR TRACKS 99
CHATTER 114

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