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Being Jane

The foyer of Jane Fonda's loft apartment is a warm pink oval—softly lit, windowless and strangely familiar. A few paces in, the room narrows to a bright...

Book Excerpt: Being Jane

The foyer of Jane Fonda's loft apartment is a warm pink oval--softly lit, windowless and strangely familiar. A few paces in, the room narrows to a bright seam of...

Cinema: A Theological Tug of Wills: AGNES OF GOD

From the riddle of the Annunciation to the bloody sacrifice on Good Friday, the tenets of the Roman Catholic Church reverberate with two riveting forms of drama:...

MOVIES: Nicole, Sean, Sydney and Kofi?

Sydney Pollack is know for directing intelligent thrillers (The Firm) and intelligent actors (Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Meryl Streep). His newest film, The...

BACK IN THE SADDLE

Where's Jane Fonda? I occasionally wonder as I consider taping over my Prime Time Workout cassette to record ER. She's been basking happily the past six years in...

Detour

Charlie Chaplin honeymooned here in 1936 with actress Paulette Goddard. It was Jane Fonda's base during her fiery visit to war-torn Vietnam in 1972. Catherine...

People: Apr. 27, 1998

WEK STICKS OUT HER NECK Does a good-looking messenger make the message clearer? ALEK WEK is the fashion industry's current darling, scoring the cover of Elle and...

Sexes: On Golden Fonda

Jane Fonda has made more than her share of controversial scenes, in the movies and in the headlines, but none has quite matched a certain sylvan sequence in On...

The Taming of Ted Turner

TED TURNER'S LIFE MAY BEST BE UNDERSTOOD AS A startling series of narrowly missed disasters. When he skippered his yacht in Britain's prestigious Fastnet race in...

People: May 20, 1985

If a message is unpalatable, the alert political go-getter tries a captivating messenger. Or, in this case, three of them: Jane Fonda, Jessica Lange and Sissy...

Health: Drinking Yourself Skinny

When Lynette Sylvester weighed 259 lbs., she hated Jane Fonda. The movie star was everything that Sylvester, 42, wanted to be and wasn't: among other things,...

So, Move Over, Jane Fonda

The President shows off his body politic First, a pop quiz. Ronald Reagan and Jane Fonda both A) spent the late '60s and early '70s as ideological political...

Video: Getting Tips From Tapes

William F. Buckley Jr., seated in a leather easy chair and wielding a ball- point pen for emphasis, holds forth on an unlikely subject for a conservative guru:...

Health & Fitness: See Jane Run (and Do Likewise)

When health writers were asked to a private lunch with Jane Fonda last summer, one of the journalists panicked. "I have to be thin to meet Jane Fonda," thought...

Nation: Tom and Jane vs. Big Business

They begin a 52-city crusade It was the biggest antinuclear rally in U.S. history. To the tunes of Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne and Pete Seeger, 200,000...

Belt Tightening

A White House diet At black-tie dinners, he has been known to flop to the floor, tuck his knees to his chest and roll from side to side. He jokes about one...

News Watch Thomas Griffith: Restoring Reputations

Newswatch The press makes and breaks reputations: that's well understood in show business by people who spend half their lives trying to get their name in the...