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updated 06/02/1997 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/02/1997 01:00AM

UP FRONT

52 A year after 12 people died on Mount Everest, author and survivor Jon Krakauer is still there, gasping for breath in the Death Zone

58 After 26 years of going it alone, superstar Barbra Streisand agrees to end her solo act and marry her beau of less than a year, James Brolin

60 Sylvester Stallone and longtime girlfriend Jennifer Flavin put a lot of English into their majestic wedding ceremony in London

62 Perennial lovebirds Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker finally make it official in a secret wedding

PAGES 67
Before he died in March at age 44, paralyzed former Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby dictated his poignant story—by blinking his left eye

TRIBUTE 70
Millie, bestselling author and beloved pooch of George and Barbara Bush, passes on

ON THE JOB 73
Judge (and horse rancher) Richard Matsch keeps the Oklahoma bombing trial galloping along

HAPPY 77
Costume designer Deena Appel successfully resurrects the '60s in the outrageous Austin Powers

JOCKS 81
Sister Mary Assumpta is scoring lots of fans as a TV analyst who covers the Cleveland Indians

CRIME 85
Looking for friends—and then romance—in online chat rooms may have cost lonely Pennsylvania homemaker Marlene Stumpf her life

WINNERS 91
He loves kicking back and grooving to the Grateful Dead, but on the job—caddying for Tiger Woods—Mike "Fluff" Cowan is all business

TROUBLE 94
Sportscaster and "Yeess!"-man Marv Albert says no to charges he forced sex on a Virginia woman

IT'S A WRAP 96
For writers Jim Berg and Tim Nyberg, duct tape and WD-40® are more than just answers to vexing household problems—they're a way of life

ANGELS 101
Unwilling to let good food go to waste, Florida high schooler David Levitt rewrites the rules and gives cafeteria leftovers to the hungry

COVER 106
In the wake of painful allegations of her husband Frank's infidelity, Kathie Lee Gifford may face the difficult question: Will this marriage survive?

DESIGN 114
Guests of Toronto artist Elaine Barrett, who crafts chairs in the image of celebs, may find themselves perched on Tom Cruise

ON THE MOVE 117
Unfazed by criticism that she is scaring the public, aviation watchdog Mary Schiavo campaigns for safety in her new book Flying Blind, Flying Safe

TO THE TOP 123
Newsman Matt Drudge's gonzo gossip dispatches are the talk of the Net

COUPLES 125
Game, set and match: Tennis ace Pete Sampras has a new girlfriend, actress Kimberly Williams

HERO 128
McDonald's heiress Joan Kroc serves up millions in donations to North Dakota flood victims

STYLE 131
Worn by stars like Toni Braxton, Marc Bouwer's daring dresses are designed for the ultrafit

CASE CLOSED 137
Life proved stranger than fiction for romance writer Barbara Joslyn, who stole a Picasso, fled from police and finally tried to kill herself

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? 142
After growing up as Erin on TV's The Waltons, Mary McDonough shows true grit battling lupus, a disease that nearly killed her career

INSIDE PEOPLE 2
MAIL 6
STAR TRACKS 8
PICKS & PANS 17
THE INSIDER 51
PASSAGES 98
PUZZLER 134
ROYAL WATCH 141
CHATTER 146

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