NEWSMAKERS: Leo’s White House Adventure

Meet ABC News’ new correspondent: Leonardo DiCaprio. The “Titanic” boat boy interviewed White House fellow President Clinton for the network on Friday. The piece is scheduled to air April 22 on Earth Day. (“The Beach” controversy aside, Leo‘s something of an eco-head these days.)

The chat between DiCaprio and Clinton took place at the White House. No word on what the two discussed, or if Leo invited Bill to join his posse.

UNLESS YOU WANT THE REALLY GOOD STUFF ON GROUPIES, IN WHICH CASE YOU MAY WANT TO CONSULT EXISTING TOMES: London’s Telegraph says the three surviving Beatles — Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr — have reunited to publish their joint autobiography. The 360-page book, described as “the size of an edition of Encyclopedia Britannica,” will be published in the fall. Per the Telegraph, the book will present the “fullest and frankest account yet” of the band.

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS: Top-rated late-night radio host Art Bell announced Saturday he’s quitting. No, he’s serious this time. Bell, who also said he was quitting in October 1998 only to return to the air two weeks later, says his last broadcast will be April 26. He blamed spurious allegations that pegged him as a child molester for his decision.

YOU CAN’T GIVE THESE THINGS AWAY THESE DAYS: Andrzej Wajda, the Polish director presented with an honorary Oscar during last week’s ceremony, has, in turn, presented his honorary Oscar to a Krakow university.

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