People: Nov. 15, 1968

"William, son of John Shakspere," was baptized in 1564 in the Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford, England. In 1616, the famous son was buried in that same small church—which makes it all the sadder that today Stratford's Holy Trinity Church is a dilapidated ruin in dire need of restoration before it crumbles to the ground. Now to the rescue comes a group of Shakespeare devotees who have organized a $480,000 fund-raising drive to finance repairs. Said Sir Michael Redgrave, one of the leaders of the appeal: "Surely the need is self-evident. This...