In This Issue

updated 10/16/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/16/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ON THE COVER 78
After sacrificing more than two years of her life rather than turn over her daughter to the father she claims raped the child, Dr. Elizabeth Morgan is released from jail, still clinging to the secret of the little girl's whereabouts

UP FRONT 34-46

A three-ring riot of reporters and weirdos, the trial of Zsa Zsa Gabor brings out the best and worst of Hollywood—and wait, there's more to come

Civil rights pioneer James Meredith, the first black to enroll at the University of Mississippi, goes to work for right-wing Sen. Jesse Helms

After his angry split from the American Ballet Theatre, Mikhail Baryshnikov jumps for joy, performing in Martha Graham's new dance

Risking his career and his safety, "colored" South African policeman Gregory Rockman accuses some colleagues of a brutal outrage

MEDICS 49
Teenager Maria Yusty is standing tall thanks to orthopedist Dror Paley and a revolutionary bone-lengthening procedure imported from the U.S.S.R.

IN THIS WORDS 55
In The End of Nature, writer Bill McKibben sounds a dire warning about the greenhouse effect and other threats to man and his world

TUBE 61
America finds a heartbreaker of a hero in Life Goes On's Chris Burke, the upbeat actor with Down syndrome

SCREEN 71
Novice director Euzhan Palcy lures Hollywood heavyweight Marlon Brando back to work to take his best shot at apartheid

TROUBLE 77
Computer doctor John McAfee says he can cure the fearsome Friday-the-13th virus that's due to strike computers this week

SEQUEL 93
Former baseball great Steve Garvey and his ex-wife Cyndy fight a custody battle that lands her in jail

ARTS 94
If you're in the market for a stegosaurus, look up John Kearney—he can make you one out of chrome bumpers

LOOKOUT 97
Model Gabrielle Reece is tall, tan, lovely—and the possessor of a lethal volleyball spike

STYLE 101
Gogo Fuller makes jewelry for JFK Jr., Tama Janowitz and other swells out of raccoon ribs, boar teeth and armadillo skulls

HOST 107
In the San Francisco Bay area, Robert Harris provides a taste of the posh yachting life, if just for a night

PARTY 113
LaToya Jackson, Woody Harrelson, James Garner and Patty Hearst heed Ted Danson's call to protect the oceans—and have a wild time on Kauai

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 9
TAKE ONE 35
STAR TRACKS 74
CHATTER 116

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