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UPDATED 04/06/1998 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 04/06/1998 at 01:00 AM EDT

STAR TRACKS 6
Jon Bon Jovi makes a name for himself in film. Matt Lauer introduces his new lady love. Celebs remember Diana at the Princess Ball, and more

COVER 40
At the 70th annual Academy Awards, Titanic sailed off with top honors, and for such stars as Kim Basinger, Helen Hunt, Robin Williams and Mira Sorvino (but, thank heavens, not Cher), pared-down elegance was the ticket

BIO 106
Though stars like Richard Gere and Harrison Ford have made him a cause célèbre, the Dalai Lama still lives in exile from his native Tibet

HAPPY 112
At 98, George Dawson could work, he could fish—but he couldn't read. Now, at age 100, he can

SCANDAL 114
Zoologist Fiona Hunter discovers that Antarctic penguins practice prostitution—and they never have a shortage of cool customers

KIN 117
Country-music duo Peggy and Patsy Lynn, Loretta's twin daughters, blaze their own trail in Nashville as the Lynns

ARTS 120
Artist Donald Lipski's unusual New York City creation is no barnyard-variety sculpture

FAMILY 122
Brothers Ron Barren and Roger Mansfield had never met—until they took jobs with the same employer and confronted a stunning surprise

ON THE MOVE 125
Brit-rocker-turned-actor Max Beesley shed his inhibitions—and more—to play Tom Jones in a new miniseries adaptation of the classic novel

TO THE TOP 128
Outraged that a lumber company planned to cut down giant redwood trees, Julia Hill went out on a limb—180 feet up—and she's still there

OUT OF THE PAST 130
They say everyone has skeletons in the closet, but Ben Franklin had 10 in the basement of his London home—as renovators just discovered

SEQUEL 133
In the twilight of his life, one of the giants of the civil-rights movement—James Farmer—finally gets his moment in the sun

UPDATE 139
Drug-free after all these years, '80s funk-rocker Rick James follows a three-year prison stint with a new gig: life as a family man

TUBE 143
With send-ups of Janet Reno, the Unabomber and bubbly male cheerleaders, Saturday Night Live's Will Ferrell has become a master sketch artist

DISCOVERY 147
Working to understand her own hair loss, scientist Angela Christiano made a breakthrough that could lead to a cure for baldness

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? 152
Having forsaken rock stardom for Islam nearly 20 years ago, the former Cat Stevens returns to music for charity

PAGES 157
Home from the wars, ex-foreign correspondent Geraldine Brooks finds her childhood pen pals

GALLERY 160
Twins and self-taught photographers Marvin and Morgan Smith captured the stars and everyday heroes of Harlem from the '40s through the '60s

INSIDE PEOPLE 4
MAIL 11
PICKS & PANS 13
THE INSIDER 39
PASSAGES 105
ROYAL WATCH 136
PUZZLER 154
CHATTER 164

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