JOHN J. COLLINS: The eternal disputes of the Dead Sea Scrolls
In the beginning, there was a fierce fight over ownership. More than five decades later, controversies endure. (LA Times).
As noted in the article, Professor Collins has a new book out: The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography, on which see here and here.
For more on the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the early negotiations about them, see here. For more on John Allegro, see here and here. For more on the Raphael Golb case, see here and links and also here and links.