Reporters: More Than a Name

When the young man introduces himself, people tend to chuckle at his little joke, then fumble sheepishly for words when they realize that he is, indeed, Winston Spencer Churchill II, grandson of Sir Winston. Despite such complications, Churchill has never felt constrained to change his name. It was largely because of his byline that his recent series of articles on the Nigerian war helped focus rising British discontent over Britain's role in the fighting, and sent Prime Minister Harold Wilson to Nigeria for a firsthand look last week. At 28, one of Britain's most promising young reporters is off to...

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