"Never has so much been paid by so many to so few," said Britain's Daily Mirror after the government announced it would buy WINSTON CHURCHILL'S papers from his heirs for $20 million. The sum (paid for mostly by proceeds from the national lottery) appalled some historians and politicans, who claimed the 1.5 million documents-which include Churchill's letters to his mother, an American, and drafts of his famous speeches-are public property.
Coming to a Screen Near You -- Reservoir Docs
QUENTIN TARANTINO, master of shoot-'em-up films, is trying suture-'em-up TV. He directed the May 11 episode of nbc's ER. The...