Playboy's April 1980 issue is filled with engaging interviews, intriguing articles, and captivating pictorials.
The issue begins with an insider's look at the campaign trail with Teddy Kennedy, offering a glimpse into the media circus that surrounds a political campaign. Following that, readers are treated to a candid interview with America's favorite songbird on roller skates, Linda Ronstadt. The singer discusses her musical influences, her support for Jerry Brown, and her personal evolution.
The issue also explores the science behind health and vitality, suggesting that the difference between those who fall ill and those who don't might be less about viruses and more about vitality.
Perhaps one of the highlights of this issue is the Playmate Reunion pictorial, celebrating Playboy's 25th anniversary by bringing 136 live centerfolds together at Playboy Mansion West.
Additionally, the magazine shares the story of a top American spy who discovered his most dangerous enemy was his own government, and presents an interesting feature on the revolutionary evolution of the turntable.
Look for this issue in vintage magazine stores or on online platforms specializing in old and collector's magazines.