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updated 09/29/1997 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/29/1997 01:00AM

STAR TRACKS 6
Pedal pusher Robin Williams breaks away. Melanie Griffith faces a tusk task. Steven Seagal kills 'em softly with his songs, and more

UP FRONT
52 Big stars of the small screen—including Helen Hunt, Kristen Johnston and Conan O'Brien—go glam at the Emmys

58 At an elaborate state funeral and along the streets of Calcutta, Mother Teresa receives a loving goodbye

TROUBLE 67
Affable but enigmatic, Diana's driver and longtime Ritz Hotel security guard Henri Paul didn't exhibit signs of a drinking problem to his family or friends

TEACHER 75
Lombardi-like coach Linda Collier drills—and thrills—students to keep the University of Missouri at Kansas City's debate squad No. 1

BODY 81
From Brad Pitt's abs to Sharon Stone's legs, personal trainer Isabel Lorca keeps Hollywood's sexiest parts in top condition

TUBE 85
Deadpan Ben Stein, Ferris Bueller's boring teacher, is host of his own game show, Win Ben Stein's Money. He's excited; trust him

UPDATE 91
Safe at home in Dallas, Everest survivor Dr. Beck Weathers thinks losing his hands to frostbite was a small price to pay for regaining his family

JOCKS 97
Seeking to reclaim the world land speed record, Craig Breedlove is 60 going on 700

SEQUEL 100
After finding Eliot Ness's ashes stashed in a garage, Cleveland librarian Rebecca McFarland won The Untouchables legend a hero's funeral

FOR SALE 103
Sylvester Stallone does a little downsizing—and starts by putting his Miami estate on the market

CRIME 105
Young lovers Chris Foote and Spring Wright were gunned down in their home by men who claimed to be bounty hunters

TRIBUTE 113
He became famous as a quaking Penguin and Rocky's grizzly cornerman, but Burgess Meredith will be remembered for a rich body of work

COVER 116
Thanks to talents like Oprah and Rosie—and the audiences who love them—weight-conscious Hollywood finally starts to get real

SONG 153
Although diagnosed with MS last year, country singer Clay Walker keeps his fans stomping five days a week

PAGES 159
Celebrity biographer Kitty Kelley courts controversy with her new book The Royals, an uncourtly account of the Windsor family's reign

OUT OF THE PAST 166
Her first day at an all-white Little Rock school caused an uproar. Four decades later, civil rights pioneer Jean Brown Trickey returns in triumph

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 15
THE INSIDER 51
STYLE WATCH 111
PASSAGES 124
PUZZLER 165
CHATTER 172

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