Table of Contents

updated 03/03/1997 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/03/1997 01:00AM

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 15
THE INSIDER 45
PASSAGES 88
FIRST LOOK 90
PUZZLER 106
CHATTER 114

STAR TRACKS 6
Princess Diana dolls up for Love. U2 pops and shops at Kmart. Julia Roberts goes to Harvard, and more

UP FRONT 46
Once a medical horror, thalidomide is making a comeback. Here, the stories of how five people in whom the drug caused drastic birth defects carry on lives of grace and courage

56 Skating into the spotlight after heavy favorite Michelle Kwan fell twice, 14-year-old Tara Lipinski stole the show at the U.S. figure skating championships

IN HIS OWN WORDS 65
Harvard professor Dr. Peter Gomes writes a bestseller inviting Americans to rediscover the Bible

COPING 67
Glaucoma stole baseball superstar Kirby Puckett's eyesight and career—but not his all-star outlook and concern for others

SONG 73
After working hard for fame—and four Grammy nominations—singer Celine Dion is shooting for another goal: motherhood

COVER 78
Heart-winning Matthew Fox, Neve Campbell, Scott Wolf, Lacey Chabert and Jennifer Love Hewitt make Party of Five snap and crackle—but can they keep it on the air?

STYLE 93
Jennie Garth, Yasmine Bleeth and Courteney Cox are all wrapped up in the sexy, slinky styles of designer Tom Mark

PAGES 97
He fled Los Angeles branded as a racist, but now disgraced ex-cop Mark Fuhrman is back to tell his side of the Simpson saga

UPDATE 102
Valerie Bertinelli, starring in CBS's Night Sins, is happiest being a homebody and, at 36, taking things one day at a time

PARTY 108
Surgery-bound Elizabeth Taylor gets a starry send-off from pals, including new dad Michael Jackson, at her combination birthday bash and AIDS benefit

KIN 110
Victoria Gotti, daughter of imprisoned Mafia godfather John Gotti, publishes her first novel about—what else?—crime

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