In This Issue

updated 06/05/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/05/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 98
After a tenacious struggle, with husband Gene Wilder at her side, comedian Gilda Radner dies of ovarian cancer, leaving the world a legacy of good laughs, warm feelings and a deep sense of loss

UP FRONT 44-54

Arthur Jackson, who brutally attacked actress Theresa Saldana in 1982, is set to be paroled in June, vowing that he still plans to kill her

Who is that masked man anyway? Ronald and Nancy Reagan help pack the house for the L.A. opening of The Phantom of the Opera

Eighteen years after his blistering attack on the U.S. Army's conduct in Vietnam, America's most decorated living soldier, David Hackworth, returns from exile with a best-selling book

HAPPY 58
Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg takes daughter Rose for a Central Park stroll

COUPLES 61
Cindy Williams and Bill Hudson, Goldie Hawn's ex, star in a new household sitcom while struggling to keep their own scattered family together

CRIME 69
Thirty-one years after his brother was molested and murdered, Chris Ruff helps track down the cousin who's been charged with the crime

SEQUEL 77
Louise Brown, 10, the world's first test-tube tot, joins 614 other small medical miracles for tea and tributes

CONTROVERSY 79
Rob Lowe winds up at the wrong end of a lawsuit, charged with making an X-rated hotel-room videotape with a teenage girl

GALLERY 85
Elsie Frum survived the devastating Johnstown Flood of 1889—and at 106 still lives to tell of it

INTRODUCING... 91
Dominican pianist Michel Camilo, who spices his jazz with hot Caribbean dance rhythms and hits the charts with his American debut album

TO THE TOP 95
Up from the dog-eat-meatball world of pizza delivery, Stephen Furst has Faith, NBC's priestly sitcom

TROUBLE 109
When engineer Ed Greer walked out on his life, he became a hero to some of his co-workers—until he turned up seven years later

ON THE JOB 121
Sixty-minute man Frank LaCavera has a time-honored hobby: making hourglasses

SCREEN 124
Julie Brown's career finally hits orbit with Earth Girl and an MTV show

HEIRS 128
Patrick Brunet, whose famous forebear left Marie Antoinette speechless—and headless—explores the bloody history of his family of cutups

CRITTERS 132
William Tyznik's Frosty Paws frozen treat should make those dog-day afternoons more bearable—but if you can read this, it isn't for you

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 43
CHATTER 134

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