Table of Contents

updated 11/06/2000 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/06/2000 AT 01:00 AM EST

62 Up Front
American Patricia Orlowitz helps Moldovan farmers realize their dreams

68 After a scare with viral encephalitis, Liza Minnelli is on the mend

70 Split for two years, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore file for divorce

72 Analysis of a lock of Beethoven's hair untangles the story behind the composer's suffering and death

80 Discovery
Larry Lozier nets a major catch—a mastodon

87 Verdict
Her body was not found, but a jury finds Dr. Robert Bierenbaum guilty of murdering his wife

93 Feud
In a new memoir Frank Sinatra's daughter Tina Sinatra bares a bitter family squabble with stepmother Barbara Marx

99 Accident
A motorcycle crash lands model/actress Lauren Hutton in the hospital

100 Style
Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor spill the Juicy details of concocting the hottest T-shirt around

105 Song
For Rob Thomas happiness is a new bride and a burgeoning career

111 Medics
Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg uses cord-blood transplants to save children's lives

116 Entrepreneurs
No Barbie wannabes, Smartee dolls encourage girls to pursue professions

119 Angels
Brenda Krause Eheart creates a children's foster-care community in which senior neighbors count

124 Kin
Borrowing moves from his Backstreet Boy brother, Aaron Carter, 12, sets his sights on teen pop stardom

129 Where Are They Now?
After the '80s sitcom Square Pegs, Amy Linker left Hollywood's in-crowd

133 Crime
Vacationing along the Nile, Cheryl Lewis is fatally poisoned—by boyfriend John Allan

139 Comeback
After scaling the peak of rock success and then hitting rock bottom, guitarist Peter Frampton gets back on track

144 Pages
Arizona's Queen of Clean, Linda Cobb, hits pay dirt with a quirky book of household hints

148 Cover
In an exclusive excerpt from her tell-all autobiography, singer Natalie Cole shares her wrenching story

161 Oh, Brother!
Twin coroner candidates, Don and Ron Mosbaugh, split along party lines

162 Teachers
Alphonse Dattolo takes attendance so seriously—his own, that is—that he hasn't missed a day in 28 years

165 Screen
Saturday Night Live veteran Tim Meadows goes prime time, with a new TV gig and a movie

175 Pols
A former marcher for voting rights, James Perkins Jr. wins his own vote of confidence

179 Tribute
Broadway hoofer Gwen Verdon brought husband Bob Fosse's dances to life

182 Introducing
Girlfight gives Michelle Rodriguez a shot at fame

185 In the Money
Plastics took CEO Martha Williams from a housing project to the boss's office

189 Local Heroes
When Charlie Butcher sold his family business, his employees got a surprise bonus: $18 million

191 Controversy
Claiming they were abused as children at Hare Krishna schools, Brigitte Rittenour and scores of others file suit

197 Jocks
Playing the waiting game paid off for star college quarterback Chris Weinke

203 Tube
Conservative CNN commentator Tucker Carlson salutes the flag, Mom, apple pie—and khaki

206 Arts
John High's antique postcard collection is worth a small fortune. Wish you were here?

209 Trouble
Martha Brown relied on her oxygen machine. Then her electricity was cut off

213 In His Own Words
College admissions consultant Howard Greene shares some insider tips

217 Heirs
Reviving the puppet Lamb Chop, Mallory Tarcher follows in the socksteps of her late mom, Shari Lewis

221 On the Job
Thanks to Elizabeth Trindade, fitness for mothers is just a stroller away

222 Party
Flaunting skin, sequins and shimmer, stars including Jennifer Lopez and Kate Hudson pump up the volume at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards

6 Mailbag
12 Star Tracks
22 Scoop
29 Online
33 Picks & Pans
61 Insider
147 Passages
169 Style Watch
200 Puzzler
226 Chatter

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