NPR Corrections Policy

NPR corrects significant errors in broadcast and online reports. Corrections of errors will be made in audio archives, written transcripts and on the Web site.

2009 Corrections

May 13, 2009:
Why Are Meteorites So Expensive?
All Things Considered, May 12, 2009

In this interview, David Herskowitz said, "Out of all of history, there have been no meteorite-persons collisions. In other words, not one meteorite has hit any human being on this planet." This is not correct. In 1954, a meteorite came through the roof of a house in Sylacauga, Ala., and struck Ann Elizabeth Hodges on the hand and hip.

May 8, 2009:
'Easy Rider' Is 40; How Dennis Hopper's Celebrating
Weekend Edition Saturday, May 2, 2009

In the interview, Dennis Hopper said, "When [Easy Rider] went to the Turner Channel, the classic movie channel, they called me and asked me if I wanted to watch them cut the film." In fact, the edited version of Easy Rider runs on AMC, not Turner Classic Movies.

May 6, 2009:
An Old Scourge, Piracy, Is New Again
Morning Edition, May 4, 2009

We incorrectly referred to Robert Ritchie as a historian at the California Institute of Technology. His correct title is historian and director of research at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, Calif.

May 4, 2009:
Impact Of Souter Retirement Examined
All Things Considered, May 1, 2009

In some broadcasts, we referred to a ruling concerning Exxon's oil spill "in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska." The spill was actually in Prince William Sound.

May 1, 2009:
UK's Brown Defeated Over Nepalese Soldiers
Morning Edition, May 1, 2009

We said, "The Gurkha cause has been greatly helped by the support of actress Joanna Lumley, who starred in the television series The New Avengers in the '60s ..." In fact, Lumley starred in The New Avengers in the 1970s.

April 29, 2009:
Torture Memo Author Not Seen As Ideologue
All Things Considered, April 28, 2009

We referred to a forum last week at "Chapman College in Southern California." The school, in Orange, Calif., is actually called Chapman University.

April 29, 2009:
Specter Party Switch Boost To Obama
Morning Edition, April 29, 2009

In some broadcasts, we said, "Just remember, 100 days is only one-tenth of [President Obama's] term." In fact, 100 days is about one-fifteenth of a four-year term.

April 29, 2009:
Europe Monitoring Swine Flu Cases
Morning Edition, April 29, 2009

In some broadcasts, in referring to anti-viral drugs, we mistakenly said, "A German health expert argues that the vaccines don't save lives, but just alleviate the symptoms." There is no vaccine against swine flu.

April 28, 2009:
Gazans Skeptical Obama Will Bring Mideast Change
All Things Considered, January 20, 2009

We said, "The U.N. here estimates that some 50,000 homes in the territory were damaged or destroyed in the Israeli attacks." Actual figures of home destruction, however, appear to have been much lower. Estimates by the Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics established that about 4,100 Gaza homes were destroyed and 17,000 were damaged, for a total of 21,100 -- a figure cited in subsequent NPR reports.

April 28, 2009:
Israel, Palestinians Wait For Obama Inauguration
Morning Edition, January 20, 2009

We said, "The U.N. said they believe at least 55,000 homes [on the east side and in the south of Gaza City] all are partially destroyed in the fighting." Actual figures of home destruction, however, appear to have been much lower. Estimates by the Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics established that about 4,100 Gaza homes were destroyed and 17,000 were damaged, for a total of 21,100 -- a figure cited in subsequent NPR reports.

April 27, 2009:
Remembering GM At Its Zenith
All Things Considered, April 27, 2009

In some broadcasts, we included "Little Deuce Coupe" among the songs inspired by GM cars. In fact, the Beach Boys song is about a 1932 Ford.

April 27, 2009:
Mexico Outbreak The Latest In String Of Flu Panics
All Things Considered, April 25, 2009

In some broadcasts, we said the swine flu virus combines human RNA and DNA from pigs. In fact, the virus combines RNA from humans and pigs.

April 27, 2009:
Questions Remain Over Interrogation Memos
Weekend Edition Saturday, April 25, 2009

We said, "Apparently [California Rep. Jane Harman's] voice was heard on, I guess it was an unauthorized wiretap." In fact, reports say the wiretap had been approved by a court. We also said Harman was "apparently talking to people at the American Israeli Political Action Group, AIPAC." Published reports actually say she was talking to a suspected Israeli agent, who offered political help if she would intercede on behalf of two indicted AIPAC members suspected of espionage.

April 27, 2009:
Chinese Businessman Hears The Sound Of Money
All Things Considered, April 24, 2009

The introduction to this story said, "Do you want to hear a lizard that cries like a baby?" Salamanders are not lizards. Lizards are reptiles; salamanders are amphibians.

April 24, 2009:
Another Casualty Of The Recession: Child Support
Weekend Edition Sunday, April 5, 2009

The statistician who provided the statistic used in the introduction to this story now says that number is inaccurate. We said, "In Connecticut, motions to modify [child support or alimony] payments filed by people divorced or divorcing grew by more than 50 percent last year." According to judicial statistician Greg Pac, those motions increased by less than 1 percent, in all family cases. However, Family Court judges and other court workers continue to report pressure in the system from what they believe is the increased volume and complexity of cases in which people have to renegotiate their court-ordered support payments.

April 22, 2009:
Kalamazoo: A Potential Beacon for Detroit?
Morning Edition, April 22, 2009

We described the "Kalamazoo Promise" as "a program that guarantees every child who spends at least four years in Kalamazoo public schools ... money to go to college at any school in Michigan." In fact, the money can only be used at any public state of Michigan university or community college.

April 21, 2009:
Take That! High-Tech Ways To Fight Off Pirates
All Things Considered, April 17, 2009

We described the LRAD -- the Long Range Acoustic Device -- as "a deterrent tone, loud and focused enough to cause severe pain and even deafness if you're directly in its path." In fact, a person would suffer permanent hearing loss only if exposed to the sound for minutes or even just seconds, depending on how loud and far away it was.

April 21, 2009:
Week In Review: Economy; Terror Memos
Weekend Edition Saturday, April 18, 2009

In discussing a report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, we referred to crash tests of "small lightweight cars with bigger cars ... with SUVs, and others and so forth." In fact, the institute's crash tests involved collisions between a small car and a midsize model from the same manufacturer.

April 21, 2009:
Pulitzer High Offset By Low Newspaper Demand
Morning Edition, April 21, 2009

In some broadcasts, we mistakenly identified the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting as The Detroit News. It was actually the Detroit Free Press.

April 20, 2009:
Why Accidents (The Pregnant Kind) Happen
Morning Edition, April 20, 2009

We said, "There are many [methods of birth control] -- hormonal methods, such as birth control pills, the patch, a three-month shot, a ring that's placed over the cervix ... or there are barrier methods -- IUDs, the cervical cap, the diaphragm, and male and female condoms." In fact, the birth control ring leaks small doses of estrogen and progestin directly into the bloodstream through the vaginal walls. Also, the IUD is not a barrier method.

April 20, 2009:
South Korean Blogger Acquitted
Morning Edition, April 20, 2009

We said that the blogger wrote under the name "Minerva, after the Greek goddess of wisdom." In fact, Minerva was the Roman name for the Greek goddess Athena.

April 20, 2009:
Turkey's Roma Demand Homes Back
Weekend Edition Sunday, April 19, 2009

We said, "Ever since [the Roma] began their odyssey from the Indian subcontinent 2 1/2 millennia ago, they’ve been feared and demonized." In fact, the Roma left India in the 11th century, about one millennium ago.

April 17, 2009:
Gaza Fighting Reverberates In France
Morning Edition, January 26, 2009

We said, "[I]n Paris, two Muslim girls were harassed by a Jewish gang." In fact, the two Muslim students were boys.

April 17, 2009:
Drug War Tops Obama's Mexico Agenda
All Things Considered, April 16, 2009

We said, "I think that President Obama and his administration are quite aware that the United States provides 90 percent of all the weapons that are being used in the mayhem currently taking place in Mexico." In fact, the 90 percent figure originated with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which concluded that 90 percent of the firearms recovered in Mexico and traced successfully originated from various sources within the continental U.S.

April 17, 2009:
Bam! Football Analyst Madden Retires
All Things Considered, April 16, 2009

In some broadcasts, we said, "Madden ended his career working for Monday Night Football on ESPN." In fact, he was working for Sunday Night Football on NBC when he decided to retire.

April 16, 2009:
Living On The Edge: 15 Days From Homeless
All Things Considered, April 16, 2009

In some versions of this story, we said Sylvia Martinez's daughter earns $700 a week as a customer service rep at a Fortune 500 company. She actually earns $700 every two weeks.

April 16, 2009:
Bank Lending Still Lags, Report Says
All Things Considered, April 15, 2009

We said, "Regulators will assess whether the banks have the capital to withstand this more negative forecast [during the stress test], and if it's determined they don't, they'll have two months to raise capital from private sources." In fact, the banks will have six months to raise the needed capital.

April 15, 2009:
In A Texas Town, A Film Premiere Hits Home
Morning Edition, April 15, 2009

We said, "Kelly was one of more than two dozen public housing residents, nearly all of them black, who were targeted by the Robert County District Attorney, then arrested and charged with selling cocaine." Hearne, Texas, is actually in Robertson County.

April 15, 2009:
Offshore Tax Havens Still Abound
All Things Considered, April 14, 2009

We said "Everybody in America could have their income tax bill cut about 12 percent ... so one month a year you wouldn't have to pay income taxes, all else being equal." But 12 percent is not the same as 1/12; a 12 percent cut would be equivalent to not paying taxes for more than six weeks.

April 9, 2009:
Books On Warriors And Sieges
All Things Considered, April 7, 2009

We said the book The Siege was "published in Albania in 1970, then translated into French and published in Paris in 1994, and now translated into English by David Bellos." In fact, English translations were published in 1974 and 1980.

April 8, 2009:
Actor Kal Penn Trades 'House' For White House
Morning Edition, April 8, 2009

In some broadcasts, we said, "Penn volunteered for the Obama campaign during the Iowa primaries." We should have said the Iowa caucuses.

April 7, 2009:
Gates Looking To Speed Up F-35 Production
Morning Edition, April 7, 2009

In some broadcasts, we referred to the "General Accounting Office." It's actually the Government Accountability Office.

April 7, 2009:
Posting Letters Relieve Sting Of College Rejection
Morning Edition, April 7, 2009

We misidentified the student who wrote about the rejection walls for her school paper. Her name is Danielle Edelman, not Danielle Edelson.

April 6, 2009:
Pentagon To Release Next Year's Budget
Weekend Edition Sunday, April 6, 2009

In some broadcasts, we said the attack on the USS Cole took place "in the 1990s." In fact, the bombing occurred on October 12, 2000.

April 6, 2009:
Another Casualty Of The Recession: Child Support
Weekend Edition Sunday, April 5, 2009

In some broadcasts, the introduction to this story said, "In Connecticut, motions to modify those [child support and alimony] payments grew more than 50 percent last year." We should have said that the payments "grew more than 50 percent last year among people who were divorced or divorcing."

April 6, 2009:
Another Father Of The Hydrogen Bomb
Weekend Edition Saturday, April 4, 2009

We said, "[T]here are actually two or three singularities. One of them is the one that Ulam came up with in a conversation in 1958 with John von Neumann." Stanislaw Ulam wrote about the conversation in 1958, but Von Neumann died in February 1957.

April 6, 2009:
Wave Of Fraud Cases Stretches FBI Ranks
All Things Considered, April 1, 2009

We mistakenly called the DEA the "Drug Enforcement Agency." It's actually the Drug Enforcement Administration.

April 6, 2009:
Out Of Work And Need Support? Try A Local Church
All Things Considered, March 30, 2009

We incorrectly identified Jim Bartley as having worked for Lenovo, the computer maker. In fact, he had been employed by STMicroelectronics as an account manager for Lenovo.

April 2, 2009:
Scientists Race To Create Better TB Vaccine
Morning Edition, March 27, 2009

In the original Web version of this story, we stated incorrectly in the photo caption that the beaker held by Jerry Sadoff contained enough bacteria to make almost 3 million doses of a TB vaccine. The beaker contained enough bacteria for about 2 million doses. We also incorrectly stated that Aeras had already conducted safety tests of its new vaccines on human volunteers in the United States. Those human tests have not yet taken place. And a clarification: After publication, Aeras informed NPR that clinical trials are no longer scheduled for India.

April 2, 2009:
'Bellwether' New York Race Too Close To Call
Talk of the Nation, April 1, 2009

We said, "[Norm] Coleman needs to win 57 percent of the [400 previously rejected] votes that are about to be counted for him to surpass that 225 [lead by Al Franken]." In fact, he would need to win more than 78 percent of the 400 outstanding votes to overcome a 225-vote lead.

April 2, 2009:
For Obama, A Week Of Multitasking
Weekend Edition Saturday, March 28, 2009

We said, "[T]here is burned into the memory of all of Europe, especially Germany, the years in the 1930s when they had inflation." Hyperinflation in Germany was ended in 1923, with the creation of the rentenmark.

April 1, 2009:
Among Catholics, Obama's Allure May Be Dimming
All Things Considered, March 27, 2009

We said, "Mr. Obama has revoked a rule that prohibited international organizations that receive U.S. aid from mentioning abortion." In fact, the law specifically did not "prohibit the provision, consistent with local law, of information or counseling about all pregnancy options."

March 31, 2009:
President Ousts GM CEO In Effort To Restructure Motor City
Tell Me More, March 31, 2009

In some broadcasts, the introduction to this segment said "both [GM and Chrysler] have been given 60 days with some government assistance to come up with a better strategy." In fact, Chrysler has been given a 30-day deadline.

March 30, 2009:
New York May Drop 'Rockefeller' Drug Laws
Weekend Edition Saturday, March 28, 2009

We said, "Dan Donovan is DA in Rockland County and heads the State District Attorneys Association." Donovan is actually the district attorney for Richmond County.

March 30, 2009:
Economist: Obama Sweeping Tax Reform Under Rug
Morning Edition, March 25, 2009

In the interview, we said, "The way [the tax credit of up to $800 for working families] is working right now, is that it’s a reduction in withholding. So, everybody is getting a little bit more in their paycheck every week." In fact, the $800 tax credit begins phasing out for couples whose income is more than $150,000.

March 30, 2009:
Three Mile Island 30 Years Later
Weekend Edition Saturday, March 28, 2009

We said, "And things really did go downhill in 1986 when the Chernobyl reactor core caught on fire in Russia." Chernobyl is in Ukraine, which was part of the Soviet Union in 1986.

March 26, 2009:
Study Links Red Meat To Cancer, Heart Disease
All Things Considered, March 25, 2009

We said, "Compare that tripling of risk, a 300 percent increase in death [among smokers], to what the study found about red meat -- a 30 percent increase." In fact, a tripling of risk is a 200 percent increase.

March 26, 2009:
Laid-Off Man Offers Nickel's Worth Of Fix-It Advice
Morning Edition, March 25, 2009

Audio versions and earlier Web versions of this story referred to John Morefield as an architect, including a reference in an earlier headline. Though he has a degree in architecture from the University of Arizona, he is not a licensed architect in the state of Washington.

March 25, 2009:
Sister Act: A New Take On Dorothy Wordsworth
All Things Considered, March 22, 2009

We said that Wordsworth's poem, "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey," referred to "a beautiful abbey in England." Tintern Abbey is actually in Wales.

March 25, 2009:
U.S. Dispatches Additional Agents To Mexican Border
All Things Considered, March 24, 2009

We said, "He [Sen. Joseph Lieberman] also hopes Congress will try again to close the so-called gun show loophole, which exempts weapons buyers from having to undergo a criminal background check if they buy arms at a gun show rather than from a store." In fact, licensed dealers who sell at gun shows have to conduct background checks, although individuals who sell guns there do not.

March 24, 2009:
The Authors Who Made My 'Day To Day'
Day to Day, March 20, 2009

The story incorrectly referred to "the late Joan Didion." Joan Didion has not died.

March 24, 2009:
Car Stereo Theft: A Dying Crime
Morning Edition, March 24, 2009

In some broadcasts, the introduction to this story said, "We're hearing that the bad economy is likely to increase crime." We should have said, "We're hearing that the bad economy is likely to increase property crime."

March 24, 2009:
Bill Expanding AmeriCorps Prompts Funding Debate
Morning Edition, March 24, 2009

In some broadcasts, we incorrectly said, "Barbara Reynolds runs Volunteer Maryland, which places about 75,000 AmeriCorps members across the state." The correct number is 75 AmeriCorps members.

March 20, 2009:
Week In Review With Dan Schorr
Weekend Edition Saturday, March 14, 2009

In the interview, Dan Schorr said, "When I was stringer for The New York Times in Holland back in 1948, I found that the Dutch had been playing baseball even during the German occupation." The article was actually written for The Christian Science Monitor in 1949.

March 17, 2009:
Beware: It's The Ides Of March
Weekend Edition Sunday, March 15, 2009

In the interview, we said the "ides" was "the 15th of the month and it really is the middle of the month." In fact, in the ancient Roman calendar the "ides" refers to the 15th day of March, May, July, or October or the 13th day of the other months.

March 17, 2009:
Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin
Weekend Edition Sunday, March 15, 2009

The introduction to this story said, "...on Dec. 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Ala., Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white person." In fact, Parks was already sitting in the black section in the back of the bus when she refused to give up her seat.

March 11, 2009:
The Mahatma's Bowl
Weekend Edition Saturday, March 7, 2009

We referred to Gandhi as a "Cambridge-educated lawyer." He actually studied law at University College London.

March 11, 2009:
Former Top Intel Candidate Responds To Critics
All Things Considered, March 10, 2009

We mistakenly said that "all seven members" of the Senate Intelligence Committee opposed Freeman's appointment. We should have said all seven Republican members.

March 11, 2009:
Ex-Prisoner Sues California Over Years In Solitary
All Things Considered, March 8, 2009

The introduction to this story said it was about "a man who’s been locked up in a Supermax unit for eight years." Ernesto Lira is no longer in prison.

March 6, 2009:
Once-Proud Hummer May Be On The Way Out
All Things Considered, March 5, 2009

We incorrectly located "GM's Hummer Driving Academy" in Fort Wayne, Ind. In fact, the Hummer Driving Academy is near South Bend, Ind., and it is owned and run by AM General, not GM.

March 5, 2009:
New Mass. Health Insurance Law Breeds Fraud
Morning Edition, March 3, 2009

The story described a 47-year-old businessman making $40,000 a year and said, "As long as he goes without insurance, the state penalizes him. At tax time he’ll get a $900 fine." According to the state of Massachusetts, someone fitting that description would be eligible for a waiver of the penalty.

March 3, 2009:
What's Next For Retired NFL Coach Tony Dungy?
Morning Edition, March 3, 2009

We incorrectly identified an audio excerpt at the beginning of this interview. We said it was "the general manager of the Indianapolis Colts, introducing his team's coach just after a Super Bowl victory in 2007." In fact the excerpt we played was of local sportscaster Bob Lamey.

February 26, 2009:
Lawmakers Intent On Improving U.S.-Muslim Relations
Tell Me More, February 26, 2009

In some broadcasts, we said that "Sen. Kerry may go [to Syria] in the near future." In fact, he has already returned from Syria.

February 24, 2009:
Beheading Of Muslim TV Exec Spurs Questions
All Things Considered, February 20, 2009

In the interview, we said, "Well, it was the National Organization for Women, I believe, who first raised this idea of [the beheading] being an honor killing." It was Marcia Pappas, the president of the New York State chapter of NOW, who raised the issue.

February 24, 2009:
Christian Filmmakers Creating An Industry Of Faith
Weekend Edition Saturday, February 21, 2009

We said, "Doug Philips, the festival's organizer, told the audience they were drawing the Maginot line in the culture wars." While Mr. Philips made the "Maginot line" reference in an interview, he did not use that metaphor in his public appearance.

February 24, 2009:
Hands Of An Artist: Daniel French's Lincoln Memorial
Morning Edition, February 24, 2009

The audio version and earlier Web versions of this story said, "He's on our pennies, our dollar bills ..." Lincoln's portrait is on the $5 bill.

February 20, 2009:
Show Opening: Boomtown Considers Emergency Measures
All Things Considered, February 18, 2009

The opening to one of the hours of the program incorrectly said, "Port St. Lucie, Fla., declares an economic state of emergency." In fact, the story dealt with the county of St. Lucie, not the city, and it was only considering declaring a state of emergency.

February 20, 2009:
Credit Crisis Puts Mall Owner On The Ropes
Morning Edition, February 20, 2009

An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly said the amount of retail space per capita in the U.S. is "three times more than [in] any other country." It would have been more accurate to say that the U.S. has more retail space per person than any other country.

February 19, 2009:
Answers To Questions On Economic Stimulus
All Things Considered, February 19, 2009

In some broadcasts, we said that the stimulus plan would give a couple earning $250,000 an $800 tax credit in each of two years. While the maximum benefit is $800, it is phased out for couples earning between $150,000 and $190,000.

February 19, 2009:
A Child Gets Lost In The Health Care Shuffle
Morning Edition, February 18, 2009

In some broadcasts and in an earlier Web version of this commentary, we referred to Janette Kurie as director of behavioral medicine education at "Penn State Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, Pa." The Good Samaritan Hospital and The Pennsylvania State University are separate organizations.

February 18, 2009:
Show Opening: Paradox Of Thrift
Weekend Edition Sunday, February 15, 2009

In some broadcasts, in referring to the economy, we said, "To paraphrase the punk group The Ramones, 'Should I spend or should I save?' " The song we were alluding to -- "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" -- is actually by The Clash.

February 18, 2009:
SEC Charges Texas Financier With Massive Fraud
Morning Edition, February 18, 2009

In the introduction to this story, we mistakenly identified the person under investigation as "Ronald Allen Stanford." His first name is Robert.

February 17, 2009:
Battle Brewing Over Electronic Books
All Things Considered, February 11, 2009

We said, "[U]nlike the Kindle, the Sony reader has an open platform which allows users to download books from multiple sources." In fact, Kindle supports a wide variety of formats, and its e-books can also be downloaded from various sources.

February 17, 2009:
Show Opening: Continental 3407 Crash
All Things Considered, February 13, 2009

In some versions of the program, the opening to one hour mistakenly referred to the plane that crashed outside Buffalo as a jet and said that it went down "today." In fact, the plane was a turboprop, and it had crashed the previous day.

February 13, 2009:
Geeky Celebration? It's 1234567890 Day
Day To Day, February 13, 2009

The story confused the computer operating system Unix with Unix time, a system describing points in time that is used by Unix and other computer operating systems.

February 12, 2009:
Leavenworth, Kan., Eyes Guantanamo Warily
All Things Considered, February 10, 2009

We said, "It’s been more than 30 years since anyone broke out of the disciplinary barracks." In fact, several people have escaped from Fort Leavenworth since 1991.

February 11, 2009:
Vatican Roiled By Outrage Over Holocaust Denier
All Things Considered, February 10, 2009

In some broadcasts, we referred to Malcolm Hoenlein as CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. He is actually the organization's executive vice chairman.

February 11, 2009:
Darwin's Theory: Too Big To Publish
Morning Edition, February 11, 2009

In some broadcasts, we referred to a page in Darwin's "original Notebook M." It was actually in Notebook N.

February 11, 2009:
Intel CEO On Plan To Invest $7 Billion In U.S.
All Things Considered, February 10, 2009

The introduction to this story referred to "chips that are 32 nanometers across, or about 1 millionth of an inch." While the microprocessors are called "32-nanometer chips," the measurement refers to the size of the chip's transistors.

February 10, 2009:
Fence Supplants 'Friendship' At U.S.-Mexico Border
All Things Considered, February 9, 2009

We incorrectly referred to the former first lady as "Patricia Nixon." In fact, her given name was Thelma, and she was referred to as Pat.

February 9, 2009:
Grammy Preview: Album Of The Year
All Things Considered, February 6, 2009

We incorrectly said, "Works [by the band Radiohead] have somehow never been nominated in the overall Best Album category." In fact, the band was nominated for Album of the Year in 1998 for OK Computer and in 2001 for Kid A.

February 9, 2009:
A Nonprofit Panacea For Newspapers?
Morning Edition, February 6, 2009

We said, "[Former Washington Post correspondent Peter] Osnos points to NPR’s growth based on revenue from foundations, contributions from listeners, and corporate underwriting or ads." In fact, listeners do not contribute directly to NPR but to their local stations, which in turn pay fees to NPR for its programming.

February 9, 2009:
The State Of Human Rights In Iran
All Things Considered, February 8, 2009

An earlier version of this story contained a now-retracted statement from Roya Boroumand that many people charged with crimes such as drug dealing are political prisoners falsely accused to validate executions.

February 9, 2009:
Bobby Sanabria: Latin Jazz's West African Roots
Weekend Edition Saturday, February 7, 2009

In the interview, we say "[Desi Arnaz] developed the three-camera technique that we use today to film television shows." Actually, Arnaz hired cinematographer Karl Freund, who perfected the three-camera technique for capturing live performances.

February 9, 2009:
A Birthday Tribute To Abraham Lincoln
Weekend Edition Saturday, February 7, 2009

We incorrectly said that the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1864. It was actually signed on Jan. 1, 1863.

February 6, 2009:
Obama Reveals Plans For Faith-Based Office
All Things Considered, February 5, 2009

The story said that Amadou Diallo "had been shot 41 times by New York police officers." While the police fired 41 rounds, Diallo was shot 19 times.

February 5, 2009:
Madoff Whistle-Blower Testifies, Blasts SEC
All Things Considered, February 4, 2009

An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly attributed an SEC official's comments to Inspections Director Lori Richards. The comments actually were made by Enforcement Division Director Linda Chatman Thomsen.

February 5, 2009:
1-Ton Snakes Once Slithered In The Tropics
Morning Edition, February 5, 2009

The introduction to the audio version of this story said that the snake's vertebrae were found "in the rainforests of Colombia." In fact, the area where the bones were found is no longer a rainforest, although it was when the snake was alive, millions of years ago.

February 4, 2009:
Are Obama's High Ethics Standards Too High?
Morning Edition, February 4, 2009

We incorrectly said that Nancy Killefer stepped aside although she "did not need Senate confirmation." In fact, her nomination as deputy director at the Office of Management and Budget would have been subject to confirmation by the Senate.

February 3, 2009:
Gaza Highlights Turkey's Unique Role In Middle East
All Things Considered, February 2, 2009

Our translation of the Turkish at the beginning of the story was incorrect. In the excerpt we included, the boy is yelling, "Help for Gaza."

January 30, 2009:
GOP Wants More Tax Cuts For Bipartisan Stimulus
Morning Edition, January 30, 2009

In some broadcasts, we followed this report with a story that incorrectly said that the Senate had passed a health care bill "that would cover more than 4 million uninsured children." The bill actually would cover an additional 4 million children. The correct total is 11 million.

January 28, 2009:
Starbucks Cutting Back On Decaf In The Afternoon
Morning Edition, January 28, 2009

The story said cutting back on decaf was part of a $50 million cost-savings plan. Starbucks says the decaf decision is not related to a larger cost-savings effort.

January 27, 2009:
Shrinking Music Videos: More Thrills, Less 'Thriller'
Morning Edition, January 27, 2009

An earlier Web version of this story incorrectly identified Martin Scorsese as the director of the "Thriller" video. In fact, the director was John Landis.

January 23, 2009:
Selling Americans On The Virtuous Recession
All Things Considered, January 22, 2009

We described Laura Bateson as "taking a smoke break outside her soon-to-be former place of employment." She is not a smoker.

January 22, 2009:
New President, 'New Era Of Responsibility'
Morning Edition, January 21, 2009

The story said that the Constitution "originally counted a black man as three-fifths of a person." In fact, the three-fifths rule applied only to slaves, not to free blacks.

January 21, 2009:
Oath Of Office: To Swear Or To Affirm
All Things Considered, January 18, 2009

In some versions of this story we said that no president had chosen to affirm, rather than swear, the oath of office. In fact, Franklin Pierce did affirm the oath when he was inaugurated in 1853.

January 21, 2009:
Holder Calls Waterboarding Torture
All Things Considered, January 15, 2009

In referring to President Clinton's pardon of financier Marc Rich, we said, "Rich was a huge Clinton donor." In fact, it was Rich's ex-wife who donated more than $1 million to Democratic causes, including the Clinton Presidential Library.

January 16, 2009:
Politics Examined
All Things Considered, January 16, 2009

In the introduction to this interview, we referred to "President Obama" instead of President-elect Obama.

January 16, 2009:
Show Opening: US Airways Crash
Morning Edition, January 16, 2009

In some broadcasts, the opening to one of the hours of Morning Edition said that no one was injured when the US Airways jet was brought down in the Hudson River. In fact, a number of people were hurt, although none of the injuries was life-threatening.

January 15, 2009:
Patrick McGoohan, TV's 'Prisoner' Number Six
Morning Edition, January 15, 2009

Some versions of this story said that the TV show The Prisoner opened with McGoohan driving a Formula One race car. In fact, the car was a Lotus Seven.

January 15, 2009:
'Secret Agent' Patrick McGoohan Dies At 80
Talk of the Nation, January 14, 2009

The story described Patrick McGoohan as "British-born." In fact, he was born in the New York borough of Queens.

January 14, 2009:
Jeb Loy Nichols Mixes It Up In 'Parish Bar'
Fresh Air, January 14, 2009

The original online version of this story indicated that Parish Bar was Jeb Loy Nichols' first album as a singer-songwriter. In fact, the musician has recorded previous albums as a singer-songwriter.

January 13, 2009:
Auto Industry Crisis Casts Shadow On Detroit Show
Morning Edition, January 12, 2009

The story said, "The show’s car of the year went to the Hyundai Genesis." In fact, the North American Car of the Year award is made by a panel of automotive journalists, not by the Detroit auto show.

January 12, 2009:
German Minorities Still Fight To Be Seen, Heard
Morning Edition, January 12, 2009

Some versions of this story referred to Neukoelln as a "suburb" of Berlin. It's actually one of Berlin's 12 boroughs.

January 12, 2009:
Neglected Films Of 2008 Still Well Worth Seeing
All Things Considered, January 11, 2009

The interview described a scene in the film The Visitor involving a "Senegalese drummer." The drummer in the movie was actually Syrian.

January 7, 2009:
Rights Case Could Alter Handling Of Terror Suspects
Morning Edition, January 7, 2009

The story overstated the number of inmates the prison under construction at Bagram Air Base can hold. The correct figure is 1,000.

January 7, 2009:
Starting College While Still In School
All Things Considered, January 6, 2009

Some versions of this story implied that Regan and Goneril were characters in Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. They are actually in King Lear.

January 6, 2009:
Op-Ed: Backing Burris For Being Black?
Talk of the Nation, January 5, 2009

We incorrectly said that Illinois voters could recall Gov. Blagojevich. The Illinois Constitution does not have a recall provision.

January 6, 2009:
New Faces Coming To Capitol Hill
Weekend Edition Sunday, January 4, 2009

We incorrectly said that Congressman Aaron Shock was from Colorado. He actually represents Illinois' 18th District.

January 6, 2009:
Richardson Withdraws As Commerce Secretary Pick
Morning Edition, January 5, 2009

The story incorrectly identified New Mexico's speaker of the House as Manuel Lujan. His name is Ben Lujan.

January 6, 2009:
Obama Faces Conundrum In Closing Guantanamo
Morning Edition, January 6, 2009

In the broadcast version of this story, we refer to Sally Hodgkinson, deputy assistant secretary of defense for detainee issues. Her name is Sandy Hodgkinson.

January 6, 2009:
Web TV: Put Down The Remote, Pick Up The Mouse
All Things Considered, January 5, 2009

Some versions of this story incorrectly said that the Web site Joost "was started by CBS and Viacom."

January 6, 2009:
Remembering 1988, The Year Prozac Was Born
Day to Day, December 31, 2008

The audio version of this story incorrectly said that 1968 was the year "man landed on the moon." The first moon landing actually took place on July 20, 1969.

January 6, 2009:
Iconic Journalist Nat Hentoff Is Laid Off
Weekend Edition Sunday, January 3, 2009

An earlier audio version of this story erroneously referred to the closure of McClatchy's Washington Bureau. The bureau is not closing.

2008 Corrections

December 30, 2008:
Banks Got Bailout; Are They Making More Loans?
Morning Edition, December 30, 2008

The audio for this story, and some Web versions, misidentified Wayne Abernathy, a senior official at the American Bankers Association, as Wayne Armstrong.

December 18, 2008:
UC Berkeley: The Stadium That Seat Licenses Built
Morning Edition, December 17, 2008

The story neglected to point out that the long-term seat licenses, which will range from $40,000 to $225,000, are being offered only for 3,000 of the 72,000 seats in the stadium. Prices for the vast majority of season-ticket holders will not change.

December 18, 2008:
Mumbai Attack Questions Still Unanswered
Morning Edition, December 18, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly said that the attack on the Indian Parliament took place in 1991. It actually happened in 2001.

December 17, 2008:
'Falling For Science': Swinging Eggs In A Basket
Morning Edition, December 17, 2008

In some versions of this story, the introduction incorrectly identified an MIT professor as Shelly Turkle. Her name is Sherry Turkle.

December 16, 2008:
Panel Concerned Bailout Won't Fix Root Problem
Morning Edition, December 16, 2008

Some versions of this interview included an introduction that incorrectly said Las Vegas has the highest number of foreclosures in the country. It actually has the highest foreclosure rate.

December 15, 2008:
Financial Scam Hits Wall Street, Global Investors
Morning Edition, December 15, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we incorrectly identified the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles as Phil Braman. His name is Norman Braman.

December 15, 2008:
Pay Cuts? In Baseball?
Weekend Edition Sunday, December 14, 2008

We incorrectly identified C.C. Sabathia as a relief pitcher. He is a starting pitcher.

December 11, 2008:
Roundtable: Auto Industry Pleas For Aid
News & Notes, December 5, 2008

We mistakenly said that Bill Richardson had been nominated as secretary of state. In fact, he has been nominated to be commerce secretary.

December 11, 2008:
Political Junkie: Which State Is Most Corrupt?
Talk Of The Nation, December 10, 2008

We said former New Jersey Gov. William Cahill was "convicted of a crime." Although Cahill's campaign manager, his appointed state treasurer and his appointed secretary of state were convicted of corruption charges, Cahill was never charged, let alone convicted, of any crimes.

December 9, 2008:
How Much Should You Get Paid To Build A Car?
Talk Of The Nation, December 8, 2008

We said that a government bailout "would provide Ford, GM, and Chrysler with ... a package of loans somewhere in the ballpark of $15 billion." Ford says it is not seeking a short-term federal loan.

December 8, 2008:
Florida, Oklahoma To Play For Championship
Morning Edition, December 8, 2008

We mistakenly said that Texas will be playing Utah in the Fiesta Bowl. In fact, Texas will play Ohio State. Also, in some versions of this interview, we misidentified Oklahoma's quarterback as Chad Bradford. His name is Sam Bradford.

December 8, 2008:
Week In Sports Reviewed
All Things Considered, December 5, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we said N.Y. Giants player Plaxico Burress had shot himself with a "40-millimeter Glock." We should have said .40-caliber.

December 4, 2008:
Will The Rich Pardon Trip Up Obama's Pick For AG?
Morning Edition, December 4, 2008

In some versions of this story, we said that Eric Holder was nominated "last week." He was actually nominated on Monday.

December 1, 2008:
Mass. Health Care Reform Reveals Doctor Shortage
All Things Considered, November 30, 2008

In describing the shortage of primary care physicians, the audio and an earlier Web version of this story said, "[M]ost medical students are choosing specialty tracks, like surgery or pediatrics." In fact, pediatrics is a form of primary care.

December 1, 2008:
Gates To Continue As Obama's Defense Secretary
All Things Considered, November 25, 2008

We incorrectly referred to "former Sen. Chuck Hagel." Hagel is still in the Senate.

November 25, 2008:
A History Of Museums, 'The Memory Of Mankind'
All Things Considered, November 24, 2008

Statements by Kevin Guilfoile Stephen Asma were drawn from NPR interviews in 2006 and in 2002, respectively. They should have been identified as such in the audio and in the initial text of the story.

November 21, 2008:
Thanksgiving Treat: Special Cranberry Relish
Morning Edition, November 21, 2008

In some audio versions of this story, we failed to include the amount of sour cream -- 3/4 cup -- to be added.

November 20, 2008:
University Uses 'Social Norming' To Curb Drinking
Morning Edition, October 23, 2008

We said, "[A]t the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, no student has died from intoxication or an accident linked to drinking since 1998." In fact, one student died in the Charlottesville area on March 10, 2002, after a traffic accident in which local police say both speed and alcohol were involved.

November 20, 2008:
Underinsured Struggle To Afford Health Care
Morning Edition, November 20, 2008

In some versions of this story, we mistakenly said that a "G-tube" was used for "intravenous feeding." In fact, such a tube is used for delivering food directly into the stomach.

November 20, 2008:
National Book Awards Honor Matthiessen In Fiction
Morning Edition, November 20, 2008

In some versions of this story, we mistakenly referred to the book Shadow Country as Snow Country.

November 19, 2008:
Imagining Clinton As Secretary Of State
Day to Day, November 19, 2008

We incorrectly said, "If Clinton does indeed get and accept the appointment, that would make the third consecutive woman serving in that post." In fact, Colin Powell was secretary of state between Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice.

November 19, 2008:
Eric Holder Could Be Obama's Top Justice Pick
Morning Edition, November 19, 2008

In this interview, we said, "[Holder is] a supporter of the death penalty." In fact, in his confirmation hearing for the position of deputy attorney general, Holder said, "I am not a proponent of the death penalty, have stated that publicly on many occasions, but would not hesitate to enforce any law that this Congress has passed that has a death penalty provision."

November 18, 2008:
How A-Bomb Testing Changed Our Trees
Morning Edition, November 16, 2008

We incorrectly described the process by which nuclear testing produced a spike of carbon-14 atoms in the atmosphere. We should have said, "Each atomic blast released a lot of neutrons into the atmosphere, many of which slammed into nitrogen atoms floating by, which turned those nitrogen atoms into carbon-14 atoms."

November 18, 2008:
Nuns Forgive, But Can't Forget, Violent Parishioner
Day to Day, November 17, 2008

In the audio version of this story, we incorrectly said that Mark Bechard was 38 in January 1996. He was 37.

November 17, 2008:
Foreigners Playing Americans Star In U.S. TV Shows
Morning Edition, November 17, 2008

In some versions of this story, we incorrectly said that actor Simon Baker is British. He's actually Australian.

November 17, 2008:
Book Gives 'New York Times' Take On Historic Times
All Things Considered, November 14, 2008

In some versions of this story, we said, "[O]n Nov. 20, 1862, readers of The New York Times found [Lincoln's Gettysburg] address." In fact, Lincoln gave the speech a year later -- on Nov. 19, 1863.

November 14, 2008:
Like U.S. Firms, French Automaker Stalls
Morning Edition, November 13, 2008

The audio as well as an earlier Web version of this story incorrectly referred to the Le Mans "speedway." In fact, Le Mans is not run on a track but on a circuit of closed public roads.

November 13, 2008:
Purged From The Voter Rolls In Colorado
Day to Day, November 4, 2008

We incorrectly identified the director of Colorado Common Cause as Laura Flanigan. Her name is actually Jenny Rose Flanigan.

November 12, 2008:
Gas Is Down, But Airfares Stay High
Morning Edition, November 12, 2008

We said, "UPS, and all shipping companies, have had fuel surcharges for years, and those charges jumped over the summer." The U.S. Postal Service has not imposed any sort of fuel surcharge.

November 11, 2008:
Plants: The Fuel Of The Future?
Morning Edition, November 10, 2008

In an earlier Web version of this story, we described Miscanthus as being "commonly known as maiden grass." However, there are several species of Miscanthus, and not all are known this way.

November 11, 2008:
RNC, DNC: Who's In, Who Out?
Morning Edition, November 11, 2008

We called Missouri "a battleground state Obama didn't win this year." As of today, a winner has not yet been declared in Missouri.

November 10, 2008:
Politics Undercut Mortgages For Illegal Workers
Morning Edition, November 4, 2008

We incorrectly identified Tim Santos as head of the National Association of Real Estate Professionals. He is actually the president of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

November 7, 2008:
Growing Pains Come To Harlem
Weekend Edition Saturday, November 1, 2008

We misidentified the curator of the exhibit "Evolution: The Changing Face of Harlem." Her name is Misha McGlown, not Misha McGowan.

November 7, 2008:
Investors Fear Dreaded Margin Call
Morning Edition, November 7, 2008

We incorrectly identified a professor of finance at Columbia Business School as George Jones. His name is actually Charles Jones.

November 6, 2008:
A Century Of Beautiful People
Books We Like, November 4, 2008

An earlier web version of this story incorrectly identified Dave Brubeck as the composer of "Take Five."

November 6, 2008:
Democrats Make Major Gains In Congress
All Things Considered, November 5, 2008

In some versions of this story, we incorrectly said there would be 19 new Democratic members of the House. In fact, there will be 23 new Democrats. Four lost their races, so Democrats had a net gain of 19 seats.

November 5, 2008:
What's Happening Where You Live?
Talk of the Nation, November 4, 2008

We incorrectly identified the title of two books by author Mitch Albom as Afternoons with Morrie and The Five People You Most Want to Meet in Heaven. They are actually called Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven.

November 3, 2008:
Polling: The Math Behind The Madness
Weekend Edition Saturday, November 1, 2008

In this interview, we attributed the prediction that Dewey would defeat Truman in 1948 to the poll's reliance on the telephone, which slanted the sample toward wealthier people who owned phones. In fact, that problem occurred in 1936, when the Literary Digest surveyed people whose addresses were taken from phone books.

October 31, 2008:
Movie-Reality Check: How Real Is 'Real,' Anyway?
Morning Edition, October 31, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly identified the actor who plays George W. Bush as James Brolin. In fact, the role is played by James Brolin's son, Josh Brolin. The text on the story page has been updated.

October 28, 2008:
'Inverted Jenny' Stamp On Auction Block
All Things Considered, October 28, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly described the "Inverted Jenny" as "a red and black stamp." It's actually red and blue.

October 28, 2008:
Sen. Stevens To Appeal Verdict As He Faces Voters
Morning Edition, October 28, 2008

In some audio versions of this story, we incorrectly said that Stevens' opponent in the Alaska Senate race was Anchorage Mayor Nick Begich. His name is actually Mark Begich.

October 27, 2008:
The Best Foreign Books You've Never Heard Of
Day to Day, October 15, 2008

The audio version of this story as well as an earlier Web version included a false statement by David Kipen that Imre Kertesz lost his book deal with a major American publisher because sales didn't meet expectations. In fact, the novelist chose to change publishing houses.

October 27, 2008:
For Some, Housing Crisis Stress Is Unbearable
Morning Edition, October 27, 2008

The audio for this story and earlier Web versions misidentified the neighbor of a woman who apparently took her own life. The neighbor's name is Scott Harden.

October 27, 2008:
Filling The Seat The New President Leaves Behind
Weekend Edition Sunday, October 26, 2008

We incorrectly said that if Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens were to be convicted and resign from the Senate, someone could be appointed to fill his seat. In fact, the governor cannot appoint a replacement. A ballot measure in Alaska passed in 2004 requires the governor to call a special election 60 to 90 days after a vacancy occurs.

October 27, 2008:
In Indiana, A Congressional Rematch
All Things Considered, October 26, 2008

We incorrectly described Baron Hill as "a local attorney" in southeastern Indiana. In fact, Hill has never been a lawyer.

October 27, 2008:
Candidates Take A Swing Through The West
All Things Considered, October 25, 2008

In some versions of this story, we incorrectly described New Mexico as "the swing state next to Nevada." New Mexico and Nevada are not contiguous.

October 27, 2008:
NPR Poll: Obama Has 11-Point Lead In Swing States
Morning Edition, October 24, 2008

In some versions of this story, we incorrectly said that George W. Bush won the 15 battleground states by 15 percent in 2004. The correct figure is 4 percentage points.

October 24, 2008:
Alphabet-Soup Cinema: A Letter-Perfect Watch List
All Things Considered, October 24, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly said Daniel Day-Lewis acted in the movie The Scarlet Letter. The film actually starred Gary Oldman.

October 23, 2008:
Steve Forbes: 'How Capitalism Will Save Us'
Morning Edition, October 23, 2008

In some versions of this interview, a quotation was incorrectly attributed to James Madison. It was Thomas Jefferson who said, "Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question."

October 21, 2008:
Still No Power-Sharing Pact In Zimbabwe
Morning Edition, October 21, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we incorrectly said that Botswana had called for a recount. In fact, Botswana has called for new elections in Zimbabwe.

October 21, 2008:
A Tampa Bay Rays' Fan Revels In Win
All Things Considered, October 20, 2008

We incorrectly said that the Rays had "the best record in baseball"; actually, two other teams had better records. Also, in some versions of the interview, we said that Tropicana Field is in Tampa. It is actually in St. Petersburg.

October 17, 2008:
Udall Leads Polls in New Mexico's Senate Race
Morning Edition, October 17, 2008

The story inaccurately described Republican Congressman Steve Pearce as "against stem-cell research." In fact, his Web site says that he only opposes stem-cell research "that destroys human life, such as research on embryos."

October 17, 2008:
Vermont Treated to Baracky Road, McCandy Cane
Morning Edition, October 16, 2008

One of the half-hours of the program began with an item saying Ben & Jerry's had introduced new flavors of ice cream in Vermont named after the presidential candidates. That was not correct. The flavors were samples given out for only one day in one Vermont town.

October 16, 2008:
Ahead Of Vote, A Tie In North Carolina
All Things Considered, October 14, 2008

We misidentified the communications director of Public Policy Polling. His name is Tom Jensen, not Tim Jensen.

October 14, 2008:
Icelandic Officials Are In Moscow Asking For A Loan
Morning Edition, October 14, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly said Iceland's stock market was still closed. It reopened on Tuesday.

October 14, 2008:
Banned By Bands: Tunes Off-Limits To Campaigns
Day to Day, October 13, 2008

The story mistakenly said, "Hold On, I'm Comin' " was by Sam Cooke. It was actually by Sam and Dave.

October 10, 2008:
Listen While You Work: Who Does, And Why?
Morning Edition, October 10, 2008

We incorrectly said Steve Leiber was the writer of the graphic novel Whiteout. He was actually the illustrator.

October 9, 2008:
Treasury Department Grapples With Options
All Things Considered, October 9, 2008

In some versions of this story, we misidentified Virginia Congressman James Moran as a Republican. He is a Democrat.

October 9, 2008:
High Court Hears Navy Sonar Case
All Things Considered, October 8, 2008

We mistakenly identified NRDC as the "National Resources Defense Council." It is actually the Natural Resources Defense Council.

October 8, 2008:
Obama Adviser Sees Presidential Race Opening
Morning Edition, October 8, 2008

We incorrectly referred to David Axelrod as campaign manager for Barack Obama. He is Obama's chief strategist.

October 8, 2008:
Nobel Prize In Medicine For Major Virus Discoveries
Morning Edition, October 6, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we said of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, "[T]his is really the first time that anybody has made a vaccine that demonstrably protects against cancer." In fact, it was the first vaccine designed to prevent cancer. For more than 25 years, the hepatitis B vaccine -- developed to prevent hepatitis -- has had the effect of protecting against liver cancer.

October 8, 2008:
At Polls In S.C., Don't Wear Politics On Your Sleeve
Morning Edition, October 7, 2008

Following this story, we gave an incorrect e-mail address for listeners to send their questions about voting laws. We should have said to go to and click on the words "Contact us."

October 8, 2008:
No Cold Medicine For Kids Under 4, New Labels Say
Morning Edition, October 8, 2008

Some versions of this story on air and online failed to mention that honey should never be given to children younger than 12 months old.

October 8, 2008:
Old Visitor Center Is New Battle Of Gettysburg
Morning Edition, October 7, 2008

We incorrectly said, "The cyclorama building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places." While it is eligible for the National Register, it is not actually listed.

October 8, 2008:
Despite Bailout, Credit Markets Tight
All Things Considered, October 7, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we incorrectly described LIBOR as the "London Interbank Overnight Rate." LIBOR actually stands for the London Interbank Offered Rate.

October 7, 2008:
McCain: Obama Leaves Unanswered Questions
Morning Edition, October 7, 2008

In the story, we described William Ayers as "a member of the radical Weather Underground responsible for deadly bombings in the 1960s." In fact, no one was killed or injured in any of the bombings that the group claimed responsibility for, and most of their activities, including bombings, were conducted in the 1970s.

October 6, 2008:
Subdued Reaction To Simpson Conviction
All Things Considered, October 4, 2008

The story made reference to university students who only remembered "the Dancing Itos from Saturday Night Live." The Dancing Itos were actually on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

October 6, 2008:
Obama Takes Aim at McCain's Health Proposals
Weekend Edition Sunday, October 5, 2008

We said Obama spoke "at a rally outside of Norfolk, Va." The rally was in Newport News, Va.

October 6, 2008:
Weighing In On the VP Debate
Weekend Edition Saturday, October 4, 2008

In this interview, we incorrectly said that after Dan Quayle's debate performance, "George W. Bush won [the] election." In fact, Quayle was the running mate for George H.W. Bush.

October 3, 2008:
Pennsylvania County Considers Prejudices, Obama
All Things Considered, October 2, 2008

In some versions of this story, we said a Time magazine poll showed John McCain leading Barack Obama by 20 percentage points among white male voters in Pennsylvania. The poll actually referred to McCain's lead among white male voters nationwide.

October 2, 2008:
Amid Financial Woes, Recession Talk Grows
All Things Considered, October 2, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly said Bill Heard Chevrolet was "Atlanta-based." It is actually based in Columbus, Ga.

September 30, 2008:
Oregon Democrat: Bailout Bill A 'Fake Lease'
All Things Considered, September 29, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we said that 65 Democrats voted against the bill. In fact, 95 Democrats voted against it.

September 30, 2008:
How Optimistic Should We Be About The Market?
Day to Day, September 29, 2008

In some versions of this report, we said that Wachovia "went under" or "failed." In fact, Wachovia was acquired by Citigroup.

September 29, 2008:
Newman: A Fine Actor With Even Finer Eyes
All Things Considered, September 27, 2008

In some versions of this story, we incorrectly said that Paul Newman played Brick Pollitt in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway. Newman was only in the film version.

September 26, 2008:
Spike Lee's Epic Canvas, Painted With Broad Strokes
Fresh Air from WHYY, September 26, 2008

The story misidentified screenwriter James McBride. The text on the story page has been amended.

September 26, 2008:
Even-Keeled Obama Built Image On Bridging Divides
All Things Considered, September 25, 2008

The story incorrectly stated that Obama was the first black editor of the Harvard Law Review. He was actually the Law Review's first black president.

September 25, 2008:
Listeners' Money Questions Answered
Morning Edition, September 19, 2008

In the interview, we answered a listener's question about whether his money was safe in a mutual fund at the brokerage Edward Jones by saying, "[T]hey are not FDIC-insured. ... no, your money is not safe in the sense that it's insured by the government." The answer referred to investment risk and the fact that mutual funds can decrease in value; if Edward Jones were to go bankrupt, the listener's account would in fact be safe because the company is insured through the Securities Investor Protection Corp.

September 25, 2008:
Credit Monitoring For Free, Thank You
Day to Day, September 23, 2008

The interview should have made clear that the offer of free credit monitoring services expired the next day, Sept. 24, 2008.

September 24, 2008:
Google, T-Mobile Unveil New Phone
All Things Considered, September 23, 2008

In some broadcasts, the opening to one of the hours of All Things Considered referred to the new Google phone as "Android." It is actually called the G1; Android refers to the cell phone software.

September 24, 2008:
Chinese Astronauts Prepare To Walk In Space
Morning Edition, September 24, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly said that the American flag was placed on the moon 40 years ago. The first moon landing was in 1969.

September 24, 2008:
Bad Mortgages Taking Down Good Loans, Too
Morning Edition, September 23, 2008

The story said, "[L]ess than 3 percent of all American homes are in foreclosure." The figures given in the report refer specifically to homes with mortgages; the percentage would be lower if all homes were included.

September 23, 2008:
Finance Students React To Market Turmoil
All Things Considered, September 20, 2008

Previous versions of this story incorrectly identified David Beim, who teaches finance at Columbia University in New York, as Daniel Beim.

September 23, 2008:
Reid: Congress Won't Rubber Stamp Bailout Plan
Morning Edition, September 23, 2008

In some versions of this story, we mistakenly identified Richard Shelby as the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee. He is actually the ranking member on the Senate Banking Committee.

September 22, 2008:
Broadway Songs Teach A Wall Street Seminar
All Things Considered, September 19, 2008

In describing the plot of the musical The Rothschilds, the story referred to "Germany's Prince Metternich." Prince Metternich was an Austrian statesman and diplomat; Germany wasn't a nation until 1871.

September 22, 2008:
Joan Osborne: The 'Indomitable Spirit' Of NYC
All Things Considered, September 20, 2008

Previous versions of this story incorrectly referred to Jump, Little Children as a "Delaware band." The group actually was formed in Winston-Salem, N.C., and is now based in Charleston, S.C.

September 22, 2008:
'30 Rock' and 'Mad Men' Win Top Emmys
Morning Edition, September 22, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly referred to Heineken as a German beer. Heineken is produced in the Netherlands.

September 19, 2008:
Anti-Cancer Vaccine A Tough Sell To Parents
Morning Edition, September 18, 2008

In the story, we said, "In the U.S., cost is a major obstacle if the girl is not covered by insurance." In fact, children who are 18 or younger may be able to get the HPV vaccine free through the Vaccines for Children program if they are eligible for Medicaid, uninsured, American Indian or Alaska Native.

September 18, 2008:
National Organization For Women Endorses Obama
Morning Edition, September 16, 2008

In the interview, we said that a NOW endorsement of a candidate in a general presidential election is "almost unprecedented." However, NOW endorsed Walter Mondale in 1984, and in 2004 it issued a press release titled, "NOW/PAC Urges All Women to Vote for John Kerry."

September 17, 2008:
Obama Plugs Federal Oversight As Economic Fix
Morning Edition, September 17, 2008

In the story, we said that Merrill Lynch had been sold "at a deep discount over the weekend." While the price of Merrill's stock had fallen steeply in the previous few months, Bank of America's offer of about $29 a share was higher than the previous closing price for Merrill's stock.

September 17, 2008:
FDA Weighs Safety Of Bisphenol A
All Things Considered, September 16, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we mistakenly said 7 pounds of bisphenol A (BPA) are manufactured each year. The correct figure is 7 billion pounds.

September 16, 2008:
Liberal 527 Groups Target McCain With Ads
All Things Considered, September 15, 2008

The story incorrectly said that the $66 million Obama raised in August was $9 million more than McCain raised. It was actually $19 million more than the $47 million raised by the McCain campaign.

September 15, 2008:
Remembering David Foster Wallace's Dark Irony
Day to Day, September 15, 2008

Some Web versions of this story incorrectly said that David Foster Wallace was the author of The Mistress's Daughter.

September 15, 2008:
Congressional Election Races Tighten
Morning Edition, September 15, 2008

In the interview, we mistakenly said that the only primary election remaining was in Louisiana. There are actually three more primaries -- in Massachusetts, Hawaii and Louisiana.

September 11, 2008:
An Autistic Student's Journey To College
Morning Edition, September 11, 2008

The opening to one of the hours of "Morning Edition" equated Asperger's syndrome with mental illness. As explained elsewhere in the radio story, Asperger's syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder. The Web version of the story has been edited to clarify that depression is a mental illness while Asperger's and ADHD are neurological and developmental disorders.

September 10, 2008:
Estonia Seeks Stronger EU Response To Russia
All Things Considered, September 9, 2008

The story said, "Estonia became part of the Russian empire in the 18th century, and this tiny former Soviet republic finally broke free from Moscow only after the collapse of communism in 1991." In fact, Estonia was independent from 1918 until 1940.

September 10, 2008:
North Korea Leader's Absence Spurs Stroke Rumors
All Things Considered, September 9, 2008

The introduction to this interview referred to "President Kim Jong Il." Another man, Kim Yong Nam, holds the title of president and is the nominal head of state.

September 9, 2008:
'Harry Potter' Author Wins Suit Over 'Lexicon' Book
Morning Edition, September 9, 2008

We incorrectly stated that the suit was brought against "RDR books and author Stephen Vander Ark." Lawyers for J.K. Rowling only named the publishing company in their complaint.

September 9, 2008:
Wilmington Becomes Model For Digital TV Switch
Morning Edition, September 9, 2008

The original headline for this story incorrectly implied that Wilmington, N.C., was the first place in the country to make the switch from analog to digital TV. Cache County, Utah, made the switch on Aug. 30. The story also incorrectly referred to "analog-to-digital" converter boxes. The boxes are digital-to-analog converters.

September 9, 2008:
N.C. City To Make Digital Switch
All Things Considered, September 7, 2008

The story and an earlier version of the headline describe Wilmington as the "guinea pig" and the first city in the nation to make the switch from analog to digital TV. Cache County, Utah, switched from analog to digital on Aug. 30.

September 9, 2008:
Hillary Clinton Stumps For Obama In Florida
All Things Considered, September 8, 2008

The story referred to "the only woman who is on a presidential ticket -- Republican John McCain's running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin." There are two women running on the Green Party ticket.

September 9, 2008:
Theaters Look Beyond Movies To Fill Seats
All Things Considered, September 8, 2008

The story referred to a film of "the annual top competition for marching bands." It actually showed a competition among drum and bugle corps.

September 8, 2008:
Original 'Maverick' Was Unconventional Cattleman
Morning Edition, September 5, 2008

The story characterized Maverick as a "Texas rancher." He was actually a lawyer, legislator and landowner. Also, the story called him a "conservative" politician. Politically, Maverick was a progressive Democrat.

September 8, 2008:
Paying Homage To The Wrights' Military Plane
All Things Considered, September 5, 2008

Some versions of the story described a re-created Wright plane "that flew at the Kitty Hawk anniversary in 2003." That plane failed to take off.

September 8, 2008:
Efforts To Rebuild, Protect Louisiana Wetlands Stall
Morning Edition, September 8, 2008

Some versions of the story mistakenly referred to "Hurricane Hanna" pounding the coast of Louisiana. Hurricane Gustav struck the Gulf coast; Hanna hit the Eastern Seaboard.

September 5, 2008:
Ability To Lead Armed Forces Pivotal In Election
All Things Considered, September 5, 2008

Some versions of this story said that Abraham Lincoln "never wore a uniform." Lincoln served briefly as a captain in the Illinois militia.

September 5, 2008:
An Oscar Crop With An Instinct For Change
Morning Edition, September 1, 2008

An earlier Web version of this story said the Oscars had been postponed only once. In fact, they were also postponed by floods in 1938 and again in 1981 after an attempt on the life of President Ronald Reagan.

September 5, 2008:
'Peanuts' Animator Bill Melendez Dies
All Things Considered, September 4, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly said that CBS has broadcast A Charlie Brown Christmas every year since 1965. ABC has been airing the program since 2001.

September 5, 2008:
King Of Voiceovers Don LaFontaine Dies
Morning Edition, September 3, 2008

The story mistakenly included an excerpt of a movie trailer recorded by voiceover artist Hal Douglas.

September 5, 2008:
Biden Strong On Foreign Policy, National Security
August 23, 2008

Earlier versions of this story said that a drunk driver was responsible for the deaths of Sen. Biden's wife and daughter. There is no evidence that the driver was drunk.

September 4, 2008:
Gustav Hits Vulnerable Coastal Area
All Things Considered, September 1, 2008

In the interview, we defined MRGO as "Morganza Gulf Outlet." MRGO stands for Mississippi River Gulf Outlet.

September 4, 2008:
Cells Are Stars Of 'Spore' Video Game
Morning Edition, September 4, 2008

The story incorrectly described Sim City as the "follow-up game" to The Sims. Sim City was released first, in 1989.

September 4, 2008:
Ex-POW McCain Has Supporters In Vietnam
Morning Edition, September 4, 2008

In the story, we incorrectly said that John McCain was flying an F-4 Phantom aircraft when he was shot down over Vietnam. He was flying an A-4 Skyhawk.

September 4, 2008:
Duluth Sells Historic Window To Make Ends Meet
All Things Considered, August 30, 2008

In this interview we said, "What makes this window so valuable is that Tiffany never really did figures in his windows." In fact, numerous Tiffany windows depict saints and other figures.

September 2, 2008:
Jimmy Carter On 'This American Moment'
Talk of the Nation, August 28, 2008

In the interview, we referred to "campaigns run by Strom Thurmond in North Carolina." Thurmond served as both governor of and senator from South Carolina.

September 2, 2008:
'Marketplace' Report: Energy Prices
Day to Day, September 1, 2008

In the interview, we incorrectly said, "There are about 300 oil rig platforms in the Gulf Coast; only about 700 of them are manned." There are actually about 3,000 rigs.

September 2, 2008:
Financial Aid Woes Boost Community College Appeal
All Things Considered, July 4, 2008

The story incorrectly said that tuition at Shippensburg University was $15,600. The total cost of tuition, room and board, and fees for fall and spring semesters is $13,350.

August 29, 2008:
Urban Planner Cites Hope, Anxiety In New Orleans
All Things Considered, August 28, 2008

The story said, "The [Mahalia Jackson] Theatre is scheduled to reopen by January. Placido Domingo will sing." The featured artist on opening night is Itzhak Perlman; Placido Domingo will perform a week later.

August 28, 2008:
Bill Clinton, Biden Tout Obama's Preparedness
Morning Edition, August 28, 2008

The audio for this story incorrectly states that Barack Obama was nominated by a unanimous vote at the Democratic National Convention. In fact, he was nominated by acclamation.

August 28, 2008:
Obama Rewrites History, Clinches Nomination
Tell Me More, August 28, 2008

The introduction to the audio version of this story describes Obama's nomination "by affirmation." He was nominated by acclamation.

August 27, 2008:
'Three Cups of Tea' With Pakistan's Musharraf
All Things Considered, August 23, 2008

The story incorrectly stated that Mortenson "summited" K2. He spent days on the mountain but did not reach its peak.

August 27, 2008:
Manny Farber, A Critical Eye For Termite Art
Fresh Air, August 22, 2008

After this story aired, Manny Farber's widow, Patricia Patterson wrote to say that it incorrectly described his political leanings. Her note is visible on the story page.

August 26, 2008:
Clinton Delegates Discuss Letting Go
Day to Day, August 26, 2008

Some versions of this story referred to Hillary Clinton's "keynote speech." In fact, former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner was designated as the keynote speaker.

August 26, 2008:
Russia's Vote Sparks Jubilation In South Ossetia
Morning Edition, August 26, 2008

Some versions of the story referred to Russia's president as Vladimir Medvedev. His name is Dmitri Medvedev.

August 25, 2008:
A Republican Offers Advice To Denver Delegates
Weekend Edition Saturday, August 23, 2008

In this interview we said, "You can actually drive to the top of Longs Peak, immediately west of Denver." In fact, it is not possible to drive to the top of Longs Peak.

August 25, 2008:
To Cut Fuel Costs, American Switches To 737s
All Things Considered, August 21, 2008

The introduction to this story describes Dallas as the "home of American Airlines." American Airlines is headquartered in Fort Worth.

August 20, 2008:
Public Servants Flee Tough Oregon Ethics Laws
All Things Considered, June 17, 2008

The audio version of this story described the City Hall in Elgin, Ore., as "makeshift" and "portable." It is actually a permanent building constructed to house city offices.

August 20, 2008:
Georgians Show Defiance As Russians Remain
Morning Edition, August 20, 2008

The story described protesters "chanting the name of the Georgian president." They were actually chanting "Sakartvelo" -- the Georgian name for Georgia.

August 20, 2008:
How To Woo Democrats In Rocky Mountain West
Morning Edition, August 20, 2008

Some versions of this story said, "The region’s largest state -- Colorado -- has always tended to vote more Democratic when there’s been a Republican administration in office." Montana is the largest state in the region.

August 20, 2008:
In Election Movies, Playing By A Rule of Three
All Things Considered, August 19, 2008

An earlier version of this story misidentified the director of the film "All the President's Men." He was Alan J. Pakula.

August 19, 2008:
Stove Sales Hot
All Things Considered, August 18, 2008

The story identified the owner of Harman Stoves in Pennsylvania as "Dale Harman." His name is Dane Harman.

August 19, 2008:
Former GIs Spill Secrets Of WWII POW Camp
All Things Considered, August 18, 2008

The story described a German scientist who was aboard a U-boat that surrendered to the U.S. in 1945, and said, "On that same U-boat was Germany's top rocket scientist, Wernher von Braun." Von Braun was in Bavaria when he surrendered to the U.S. Army.

August 19, 2008:
Phelps Turns Legend With 8th Beijing Gold
Weekend Edition Sunday, August 17, 2008

The story said, "[Phelps] was still in third at the flip turn." In a butterfly event, racers do an open turn, not a flip turn.

August 18, 2008:
Cindy McCain: Private Heiress And Philanthropist
All Things Considered, August 13, 2008

The story said Cindy McCain's father, Jim Hensley, left his company to "his only child." In fact, Hensley was also survived by a daughter from a previous marriage, Kathleen Anne Hensley Portalski.

August 15, 2008:
Japan Recognizes Indigenous Group
All Things Considered, August 12, 2008

The story said, "Japan’s parliament finally passed a resolution last month officially recognizing the Ainu as an indigenous people" The resolution was passed in June.

August 14, 2008:
Fate Of Bin Laden Driver In Military Jury's Hands
Morning Edition, August 5, 2008

In this interview, we said, "Defense also argues that there has to be a declared state of war with al-Qaida to be a violation of the law of war, and it wasn't declared until President Bush declared it in October of 2001." In fact, Congress authorized the president to use military force on September 18, and the U.S. began bombing Afghanistan on October 7.

August 13, 2008:
Most-Decorated Olympian?
Morning Edition, August 13, 2008

One of the hours of this program began with the statement that "Michael Phelps is now the most decorated athlete in Olympic history." While Phelps does have more career gold medals than any other Olympian, the all-time medal holder is Ukrainian gymnast Larysa Latynina.

August 13, 2008:
The Lives Of Assassins
Talk of the Nation, August 11, 2008

In this interview, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is described as an assassin and as head of "one of the most gruesome execution factories that's ever gone in record." While many details of the Iranian president's background remain unclear, the available evidence does not support those allegations.

August 13, 2008:
In Ohio, Inmate Mothers Care For Babies In Prison
Morning Edition, August 13, 2008

The audio version of this story incorrectly stated that 1 in 100 Americans is in prison. The study it cited actually concluded that more than 1 in 100 American adults are in jail or prison.

August 12, 2008:
Oil Prices Still Falling
Morning Edition, August 12, 2008

The story said the U.S. and Japanese economies "continue to shrink." The U.S. economy has actually grown slowly throughout 2008.

August 12, 2008:
Small Ohio Town Despairs As DHL Cuts Jobs
All Things Considered, August 11, 2008

The story incorrectly identified a "DHL materials assistant" who said she expects to lose her job. Her name is Deanna Liermann, not Deanna Reamer, and she works for ABX, which is a contractor for DHL.

August 12, 2008:
Pioneers Of U.S.-China Relations Attend Olympics
Morning Edition, August 12, 2008

In some versions of this interview, we said that George H.W. Bush was the U.S. liaison to China from 1974 to 1978. He actually served as liaison from October 1974 until December 1975.

August 12, 2008:
Lack Of Western Action On Georgia Reflects History
All Things Considered, August 11, 2008

The news analysis incorrectly stated that the Soviet Union collapsed in 1989. The correct date is 1991.

August 11, 2008:
Mulling The Beijing Games
Weekend Edition Saturday, August 9, 2008

The story said the International Olympic Committee "awarded the 1936 Olympic Games to Nazi Germany." In 1931, when the IOC made its decision, Germany was a democracy; Adolf Hitler and the National Socialists came to power two years later.

August 11, 2008:
Judge Orders Detroit Mayor Jailed
Day to Day, August 7, 2008

The story said that Kwame Kilpatrick needed to post $750,000 bail. He actually needed to come up with $7,500 in cash -- 10 percent of his $75,000 bond.

August 11, 2008:
Science Fiction Writing's 'Pulitzers' Handed Out
All Things Considered, August 10, 2008

The introduction to the story said Michael Chabon's novel, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, begins "a few years after the Holocaust." It actually begins in 1940.

August 11, 2008:
Remembering Hollywood's Hays Code, 40 Years On
All Things Considered, August 9, 2008

The story said, "When Sinatra received an Oscar nomination in 1955 from the same Motion Picture Association that had refused to give the film (The Man With the Golden Arm) its seal of approval, it was clear that something was amiss." While the Motion Picture Association refused to certify the film, the Oscar nomination was made by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

August 11, 2008:
Author Examines Gay Athletes
Weekend Edition Saturday, August 9, 2008

In this interview, we say that John Curry competed in the Olympics "in the 1960s." Curry won the gold medal in men's figure skating in 1976.

August 7, 2008:
Urban Gas Drilling Causes Backlash In Boomtown
All Things Considered, August 5, 2008

The story says that Chesapeake Energy is "the biggest player in the Barnett Shale." In fact, Devon Energy is bigger.

August 6, 2008:
Anthrax Victims' Family Have Questions For FBI
All Things Considered, August 5, 2008

Some versions of this story included an anecdote from a postal worker in Washington who recalled that her co-workers "found some mail with a strange smell" and that they "all started having tightening of [their] throats." We failed to note that these symptoms are not associated with anthrax.

August 6, 2008:
Viral Spin: Cop Vs. Cyclist, Cake Pans
All Things Considered, August 2, 2008

The story incorrectly refers to a collection of cake pans at "Reid Memorial Library" in Woodridge, Ill. The collection is actually at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna, Ohio.

August 5, 2008:
July Unemployment At Four-Year High
All Things Considered, August 1, 2008

The story says that "nearly all workers" pay into an unemployment fund. In fact, unemployment insurance is funded by employers.

August 5, 2008:
Scientist Being Probed For Anthrax Said To Kill Self
All Things Considered, August 1, 2008

The introduction to this story says the 2001 anthrax attacks "shut down the U.S. postal system." Some post offices were closed by the attacks, but mail continued to be delivered.

August 5, 2008:
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, A 'Man With A Mission'
Morning Edition, August 4, 2008

In some broadcasts, we said Solzhenitsyn "couldn't publish any more at home" after his book One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich came out. In fact, he did subsequently publish a few short works in the U.S.S.R.

August 5, 2008:
Man's Name Blocks Internet Service
Weekend Edition Saturday, August 2, 2008

In some broadcasts of this story, we said John Proctor, the character in Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, was burned at the stake. He was hanged.

August 5, 2008:
Bank Failure: As American As Apple Pie?
Talk Of The Nation, July 22, 2008

In this interview, we incorrectly suggested that the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) insures deposits in credit unions. Credit unions are covered by a separate federal agency -- the National Credit Union Administration.

August 4, 2008:
Advocates Want More Focus on Domestic AIDS Cases
Tell Me More, August 4, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly said: "One out of every two Black Americans is infected with HIV, according to a new report from the Black Aids Institute." In fact, as the story now says, "One in two persons newly infected with HIV in the U.S. is African-American ... "

July 31, 2008:
Republicans Stand By Stevens' Re-Election Bid
Morning Edition, July 31, 2008

Some versions of this story incorrectly attributed the Stevens indictment to the Offices of Professional Responsibility at the Department of Justice.

July 29, 2008:
Condo Associations Feel Pinch of Housing Downturn
All Things Considered, May 6, 2008

The story says owners of the Venetia condos in Miami had signed a deal to rent out one side of their building for a billboard. The condo board had signed such an agreement; it was not ratified by other condo owners.

July 28, 2008:
The Day A Bomber Hit The Empire State Building
All Things Considered, July 28, 2008

An on-air promo for this story, heard on many NPR stations, misidentified the bomber involved in the accident as a B-52. In fact, it was a B-25, as the story correctly notes.

July 28, 2008:
U.S. Multinationals Get Boost From Weak Dollar
All Things Considered, July 25, 2008

The Web text for this story initially attributed an inaccurate quote to John Huizinga of the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business: ("Instead of being $1 to the euro, it's $2 to the euro.") In fact, in discussing a hypothetical U.S. company selling products abroad, Huizinga said: "Now suppose the dollar depreciates and instead of being $1 to the euro, it's $2 to the euro."

July 28, 2008:
FBI Marks 100; Former Agent Has Long Memories
Weekend Edition Saturday, July 26, 2008

The story says the FBI has "more that 28,000 agents." Actually, the FBI has about 30,000 employees -- including support staff, surveillance teams and more than 12,000 special agents.

July 28, 2008:
Pausch Shared What He'd Learned About Living
Weekend Edition Saturday, July 26, 2008

In the first broadcast of this story, we mistakenly said Randy Pausch was 48 when he died. He was 47.

July 28, 2008:
'Brideshead': A Shorter Visit To A Grand Old Place
All Things Considered, July 25, 2008

In the some broadcasts of this story, we misidentified the actor who played Sebastian in the TV adaptation as Anthony Edwards. It was Anthony Andrews.

July 25, 2008:
Obama Addresses U.S. Image Abroad
Morning Edition , July 25, 2008

The story wrongly states that Presidents Kennedy and Reagan both spoke at the Berlin Wall. While they both visited the wall, President Kennedy gave his famous speech at West Berlin's city hall, Schoeneberger Rathaus.

July 24, 2008:
'Honeyboy,' A Living Link To The Birth Of The Blues
All Things Considered, July 19, 2008

The story refers to a recording made in Clarksburg, Mississippi in 1942. It was actually Clarksdale, Mississippi.

July 23, 2008:
Polygamist Jeffs Indicted On Child Assault Charges
Morning Edition, July 23, 2008

In this story, we said, "Jeffs is also facing legal action in Arizona for allegedly sexually assaulting a child." In fact, he is charged with being an accomplice to sexual misconduct with a minor.

July 22, 2008:
Zimbabwe's Billion-Dollar Bill Nearly Worthless
Weekend Edition Saturday, July 19, 2008

The story includes two inconsistent exchange rates between the U.S. and Zimbabwe currencies. If 50 billion Zimbabwe dollars are worth 33 U.S. cents, then 1.2 quadrillion Zimbabwean dollars would be worth $8,000.

July 22, 2008:
Obama's World Tour Stops In Afghanistan
Weekend Edition Sunday, July 20, 2008

In this interview, we say the Victory Column in Berlin is topped with a statue of a "gold angel." It is actually a statue of the Goddess of Victory.

July 21, 2008:
Championship Wrestling, Nubian-Style
Weekend Edition Saturday, July 19, 2008

The story refers to the World Wrestling Federation. The organization has changed its name. It is now the WWE: World Wrestling Entertainment.

July 21, 2008:
'Mamma Mia!' Revisits The Greek Wedding
All Things Considered, July 18, 2008

The introduction to this story says that the musical has been "a hit on Broadway since 1999." It opened in London in 1999, and on Broadway in 2001.

July 21, 2008:
Black Veteran Takes Issue with Eastwood's Films
Tell Me More, June 18, 2008

The introduction to this story says the 85-year-old former Marine sergeant was 40 in 1945. He was actually 22.

July 18, 2008:
Medical Group Apologizes To Black Doctors
Day to Day, July 10, 2008

In this interview, we said, "Back in 1980, when Margaret Heckler was Secretary of HHS, she produced a report and one of the findings there was that it was clear that a commonness between the provider and the patient often impacted in a positive way on the outcome." In fact, Heckler became Secretary of HHS in 1983, and issued the report in 1984.

July 17, 2008:
'Wide Open' British Open: Injuries Narrow The Field
Morning Edition, July 17, 2008

In this interview, we explained Kenny Perry's absence from the British Open by saying he was "home, with his feet up." In fact, Perry is playing at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee.

July 17, 2008:
Video Released Of Guantanamo Interrogation
All Things Considered, July 15, 2008

In this interview we said, "[Khadr] hasn't been accused of war crimes or anything like that. He's accused of throwing a hand grenade at a soldier in a combat situation." In fact, the U.S. government has accused Khadr of a war crime -- not specifically for what he is alleged to have done, but because he allegedly did it on behalf of al-Qaida.

July 17, 2008:
Doldrums Lift For Financial Stocks
Morning Edition, July 17, 2008

We misidentified the bank that reported surprisingly strong earnings. It was Wells Fargo, not Wachovia.

July 15, 2008:
Baghdad Officials Fear Outbreaks From Dirty Water
Weekend Edition Sunday, July 13, 2008

The audio version of this story -- and an earlier Web version -- mistakenly said Iraqis had contracted Hepatitis B from tainted water. In fact, the Hepatitis B virus is not spread by contaminated food or water. We should have said "Hepatitis A." Also, the Iraqi Health Ministry official interviewed for this story was misidentified as "Dr. Fathil al-Hadawi." The correct name is Dr. Fadhil al-Mehdawi, Director of Community Medicine at the Ministry of Health in Baghdad.

July 11, 2008:
Most Patients Happy With German Health Care
All Things Considered, July 3, 2008

In an interview, we said, "And when Germany became a nation in the 1880s, one of the first big things that the government did was to unite all of these what they call sickness funds into one system." In fact, Germany became a nation in 1871.

July 11, 2008:
Photo Of Iran's Missile Launch Was Manipulated
Morning Edition, July 11, 2008

In some broadcasts, we did not note that the Web site Little Green Footballs had posted an item Wednesday evening declaring that the photograph of the Iranian missile launch had been doctored — before The New York Times published its analysis Thursday morning.

July 10, 2008:
Using Online Social Sites To Boost Carpooling
Morning Edition, July 10, 2008

The story incorrectly identified a social networking Web site. We should have identified the site as

July 10, 2008:
Teen 'Troll' Rolled Joints With Bridge Tolls, Police Say
Morning Edition, July 10, 2008

This story, which we presented as recent news, turned out to be two years old.

July 9, 2008:
McCain, Obama Court Hispanics
All Things Considered, July 8, 2008

In an interview, we said, "There are probably more Hispanics, proportionally, fighting in Iraq than any other ethnic group." That assertion was unsubstantiated. While the military doesn't provide a specific breakdown for Iraq, according to the Department of Defense, Hispanics are actually under-represented in the active forces as a whole, compared to their numbers in the civilian population.

July 8, 2008:
Spain Revels In Sports Wins
All Things Considered, July 7, 2008

The question beginning, "If I walked through the middle of town in Barcelona or Lisbon today..." mistakenly implied that Lisbon is in Spain. It is in Portugal.

July 7, 2008:
Are Candidates' Policy Changes Flip-Flops?
Weekend Edition Saturday, July 5, 2008

In some broadcasts, we incorrectly referred to FISA as the "Federal Intelligence Security Act." In fact, FISA stands for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

July 7, 2008:
Disaster Tests Local Chinese Congregation's Faith
All Things Considered, May 19, 2008

Our story made reference to a reading from the Book of Genesis and the destruction of Sodom. We mistakenly said Sodom was spared. In fact, in Genesis 19 (King James Version), it says, "Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven; and he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground."

July 3, 2008:
Oil Prices Squeeze Pentagon's Budget
Morning Edition, July 1, 2008

In our report on how soaring fuel prices are hitting the Pentagon, we quoted Lt. Col. Brian Maka, who said, "Well, generally a $1 increase in the price of a barrel of oil on the open market translates into an increase for the whole department of $130 million." We then made a math error, suggesting that the recent $50-a-barrel rise in oil prices has cost the Pentagon over half a billion dollars. In fact, if a $1 increase in a barrel of oil translates into $130 million in additional costs, then an immediate $50 increase would translate into $6.5 billion in costs. However, since the price of oil rose $50 a barrel over a period of months, the Pentagon's actual cost increases are likely to fall somewhere between the two extremes.

July 3, 2008:
Climbers Reclaim World Record On El Capitan
Morning Edition, July 3, 2008

The Web text for this story initially stated (incorrectly) that it was former U.S. president Warren Harding (Nov. 2, 1865-Aug. 2, 1923) who first climbed El Capitan. In fact, it was Yosemite climbing legend Warren Harding, who died in 2002.

July 3, 2008:
Newspapers Make Cuts At Home, Hire Abroad
Morning Edition, July 2, 2008

In early broadcasts of the program, the introduction to this story suggested that the San Jose Mercury News, the Tampa Tribune and the Minneapolis Star Tribune were part of the McClatchy chain of newspapers. They are not.

July 2, 2008:
Ultra-Rich Collectors Help Keep Art Market Afloat
Morning Edition, June 25, 2008

We incorrectly stated: "Last month, a work by Lucien Freud fetched more than $33 million, the most paid for a work by a living artist." We should have said it was the most paid for such a work at auction. The Jasper Johns painting False Start sold for $80 million in 2006.

July 1, 2008:
Political Hot Topic: U.S. Trade With Colombia
Morning Edition, July 1, 2008

We mistakenly said that Colombia's economy is the size of Hollywood, Fla. In fact, the economic impact on the U.S. of trade with Colombia is about the size of the economy of Hollywood, Fla.

June 30, 2008:
Thousands Protest in Paris Against Iran
All Things Considered, June 28, 2008

We mistakenly identified the leader of the People's Mujahedeen of Iran as Maryam Rajani. The correct name is Maryam Rajavi.

June 30, 2008:
Senior Love on the Big Screen: 'Elsa and Fred'
All Things Considered, June 29, 2008

On the first broadcast of the show, we named the wrong actress in the movie Elsa and Fred. We said the actress was Virna Lisi, when it in fact it was Anita Ekberg.

June 30, 2008:
Failure to End War Grates on House Speaker Pelosi
Morning Edition, June 18, 2008

The audio for this story incorrectly describes House speaker Nancy Pelosi as "a chief backer of the war funding." In fact, Speaker Pelosi voted against the Iraq war spending bill.

June 3, 2008:
Mostly Female Crowds Make 'Sex and the City' No. 1
Morning Edition, June 2, 2008

The audio for this story incorrectly attributes the final quote to Irina Smotrich. In fact, it is Jessica Vogel who says, "A lot of [shows and movies] focus on the men, and the relationships with the women and the friendships is always a side story. This, because it's been going on so long, the men have come and gone, the drinks have come and gone, the random nights have come and gone, but the friendships have always been there the whole time."

May 15, 2008:
Charlie Brown: Authenticity and Honesty
Weekend Edition Saturday, May 10, 2008

In the broadcast version of this story, we stated, "The Apollo 10 astronauts even named their command module 'Charlie Brown,' and the lunar rover 'Snoopy.' It may be telling that Charlie got to orbit the moon, but Snoopy landed there, while Charlie just circled in darkness." The modules were named "Charlie Brown" and "Snoopy," but neither landed on the moon. It's also incorrect to describe Snoopy as a "lunar rover." The correct term is "lunar module."

May 5, 2008:
Coots Overstaying Welcome in Calif. Neighborhood
All Things Considered, May 2, 2008

This story incorrectly referred to a Canada goose as a Canadian goose.

April 30, 2008:
Chinese Composer Gives 'Turandot' a Fresh Finale
All Things Considered, April 29, 2008

In the broadcast version of this story, we erroneously stated that Turandot is "the only Western opera set in China." There are at least three others.

April 10, 2008:
Tibet Crisis Impacts China's Olympics
Weekend Edition Sunday, March 30, 2008

A version of Daniel Schorr's commentary heard on early feeds of the March 30 show incorrectly stated that two Israelis were killed during the Munich Olympics in 1972. In fact, 11 Israelis were killed.

April 8, 2008:
California Company Develops Plug-In Hybrid
Morning Edition, April 7, 2008

In the broadcast version of this report, and in an earlier version of the story published online, engineering professor Dan Sperling was misidentified.

March 31, 2008:
Pa. Independents Are Obama's Primary Concern
All Things Considered, March 24, 2008

In this story, a voter suggests that the Rev. Jeremiah Wright has made anti-gay comments. NPR has not been able to find any evidence that Wright made such comments. Wright has supported the ordination of gay clergy. He also started a singles group for gay and lesbian members at his church. Our story should have acknowledged this.

March 27, 2008:
Long Duk Dong: Last of the Hollywood Stereotypes?
All Things Considered, March 24, 2008

In the original version of this story, a quote from Martin Wong was incorrectly attributed. Both the audio and text on the story page have been corrected.

March 12, 2008:
Database Key in Restoring New Orleans
All Things Considered, March 11, 2008

The original broadcast of the story included an inaccurate total of the number of homes in the Broadmoor neighborhood in New Orleans. There are 2,400 homes, not 7,000. There are 7,000 residents who lived in Broadmoor before Hurricane Katrina.

Feb. 16, 2008:

In our newscast at 9:30 a.m. ET on Feb. 14, the phrase "dark continent" was used by one of our newscasters in reference to President Bush's trip to Africa. This was totally inappropriate and offensive, and we apologize for allowing such an antiquated and pejorative term to air.

Feb. 7, 2008:
Study Challenges Blood-Sugar Control for Diabetics
All Things Considered, Feb. 6, 2008

In the broadcast version of this story, a source was misidentified. James Dove is the president of the American College of Cardiology.

Feb. 4, 2008:
Presidential Contenders Push for Last-Minute Votes
All Things Considered, Feb. 3, 2008

In the broadcast version of this story, we incorrectly stated that New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson had made an endorsement. The former Democratic presidential hopeful has not endorsed a candidate. The audio has been edited to correct the error.

Jan. 19, 2008:
Nevada Next Battleground for Clinton, Obama
Weekend Edition Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008

When this story was first published on Saturday, Jan. 12, on, it included an inaccurate headline. The story looked at the situation in Nevada regarding the Democratic caucuses to be held there one week later. The headline said John Edwards had dropped out of the Democratic caucuses in Nevada. This was not true. He had not dropped out. The story had reported he was concentrating his resources on South Carolina, his birth state and a more important part of his strategy, leaving Nevada essentially a two-person race. Subsequently, Edwards added more events to his schedule in Nevada.

Jan. 18, 2008:
China Limits Web Videos After Adultery Accusation
Day to Day, Jan. 14, 2008

In the broadcast version of this story, we incorrectly state that China is implementing new restrictions on cell phone videos. The restrictions are actually being placed on Internet videos.

Jan. 17, 2008:
A Dominican Guitar Legend's Historic Debut
All Things Considered, Jan. 14, 2008

In the broadcast version of this review, we incorrectly call Santiago the capital of the Dominican Republic. While Santiago is one of the country's largest cities, the capital is Santo Domingo.

Jan. 17, 2008:
Bush Falls Short of Progress on Mideast Goals
All Things Considered, Jan. 14, 2008

In the broadcast version of this commentary, Daniel Schorr referred to a human rights activist having trouble delivering a petition to the American Embassy in the United Arab Emirates. According to The Washington Post, which reported the story, the incident occurred in Bahrain, not the United Arab Emirates.

Jan. 16, 2008:
Lassie: The Perfect Dog Sets High Bar for Real Pups
Morning Edition, Jan. 7, 2008

In the broadcast version of this report, we said that Lassie creator Eric Knight was killed in action during World War II. Knight, a major in the U.S. Army, died in January 1943, when a military transport crashed off the South American coast, killing 35.

2007 Corrections

Dec. 20, 2007:
Lacking Options, Officials Keep Schizophrenic in Jail
Morning Edition, Dec. 19, 2007

In the broadcast version of this report, and in an earlier version of the story published online, we said that Jonathan Ramos was incarcerated after riding off on a bicycle from the Wal-Mart in St. Thomas. In fact, the store was a Kmart.

Dec. 15, 2007:
Charges Dropped in Long-Running Terrorism Case
Weekend Edition Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007

In the broadcast version of this report, we said that all eight suspects in the "L.A. 8" case were Muslim. In fact, only six of the eight were Muslim.

Nov. 15, 2007:
Seniors Urged to Research Their Drug-Plan Options
Morning Edition, Nov. 15, 2007

In this story, NPR reported that about a quarter of low-income people who receive Medicare's extra help for drug costs will need to switch drug plans to keep the government subsidy. Actually, they can stay in their current plans and keep the extra help, but they'll have to pay higher premiums to do so.

Nov. 7, 2007:
FBI and Universities Unite to Fight Terror
Morning Edition, Nov. 7, 2007

Early versions of the radio story mistakenly identified the former FBI director. His name is J. Edgar Hoover.

Oct. 14, 2007:
Is 'Soft Partition' a Viable Solution for Iraq?
Weekend Edition Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007

Trans-Jordan was created in 1921 by Britain, not in 1948 by the United Nations, as Daniel Schorr notes in this commentary.

Oct. 1, 2007:
Artists of Battlefield Deception: Soldiers of the 23rd
All Things Considered, Sept. 25, 2007

The audio version of this story notes that after the war, the soldiers of the 23rd were told to keep their experiences secret. In fact, some were told and some were not. Jack Masey, who is quoted in this report, was not told.

Sept. 26, 2007:
Winners Welcome MacArthur 'Genius Grants'
All Things Considered, Sept. 25, 2007

The audio version of this story misidentifies the professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore who studies the role of race relations in American medicine. She is Dr. Lisa Cooper, not Dr. Linda Cooper.

Sept. 20, 2007:
Paris' Popular Bike Program May Inspire Others
Weekend Edition Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007

The broadcast version of this story incorrectly states that it costs about $7 for an annual bike pass. It's about $7 for a weekly pass. The error has been corrected in the text version.

Aug. 28, 2007:
U.N. Peacekeepers Prepare for Darfur Deployment
Morning Edition, Aug. 28, 2007

The broadcast version of this story incorrectly identifies Jane Holl Lute as the head of the U.N. Peacekeeping Office. She is a top official in the office, but is not in charge of it. The error has been corrected in the text version.

Aug. 23, 2007:
Hezbollah Commemorates Costly 'Divine Victory'
All Things Considered, Aug. 14, 2007

The broadcast and Web version of this story stated that last year's conflict between Israel and Hezbollah erupted when Hezbollah launched a cross-border raid and captured two Israeli soldiers. We then said that Israel unleashed air strikes and sent troops and tanks across the border, and Hezbollah retaliated by firing Katyusha rockets into Israel. In fact, Hezbollah launched an initial round of Katyushas at the time of its cross-border raid. The Katyusha attacks escalated and expanded to most parts of northern Israel after the Israeli air strikes began.

Aug. 20, 2007:
Jazz Legend Max Roach Dies at 83
All Things Considered, Aug. 17, 2007

The broadcast version of this story incorrectly said that singer Abbey Lincoln was Max Roach's first wife. She was his second wife.

Aug. 13, 2007:
Lee Hazlewood: Writer Gave Music Biz the 'Boots'
All Things Considered, Aug. 6, 2007

The broadcast version of this story used a snippet of the Peter Gunn theme to illustrate Duane Eddy's singular guitar style, which Lee Hazlewood helped create. That tune was written, however, by Henry Mancini.

Aug. 8, 2007:
Specialty Crops and the Farm Bill
All Things Considered, Aug. 7, 2007

The broadcast version of this story said the House passed the farm bill last week. The measure was approved July 27.

July 26, 2007:
FBI Director Contradicts Gonzales Testimony
All Things Considered, July 26, 2007

The broadcast version of this story misidentified a member of Congress. We said it was Stephen Cohen, Democrat of Tennessee; we should have said it was Artur Davis, Democrat of Alabama.

June 1, 2007:
In a newscast May 28, 2007, NPR stated that 46 Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers died in recent rocket attacks in and around Gaza. The two Israelis killed were not soldiers. They were civilians.

May 3, 2007:
It's All About Carbon
All Things Considered, May 3, 2007

The on-air version of this story stated that energy is released when carbon-atom bonds are broken. To be precise, energy is released after the bond is broken and carbon atoms grab on to oxygen atoms, forming carbon dioxide.

April 10, 2007:
Massive Particle Accelerator Revving Up
Morning Edition, April 9, 2007

Ooops, even the great minds make mistakes. This story stated that each proton in the accelerator carries the energy of a bus. This is wrong. But added together all the protons in the machine will carry the equivalent energy of a 10-ton bus moving at 170 mph. Likewise the energy of the protons is not equivalent, as stated, to kilotons of TNT, but to some 360 pounds of TNT. Also, the machine is currently scheduled to begin operation in November.

Feb. 16, 2007:
New Citizenship Test Gets Dry Run
Morning Edition, Feb. 16, 2007

In some broadcast versions of this story, the spokesman for People for the American Way was misidentified. He should have been identified as Andrew Stengel.

Feb. 5, 2007:
Military Shows Off Experimental Heat Ray
Morning Edition, Feb. 5, 2007

In the broadcast version of this story, NPR incorrectly stated that the ray gun penetrates 1/16th of an inch into the skin. The U.S. military says the ray gun penetrates 1/64th of an inch into the skin.

2006 Corrections

Dec. 21, 2006:
Rival Iraq Report Wins Attention in Washington
Morning Edition, Dec. 21, 2006

This report cited Eliot Cohen as a key contributor to the AEI report on Iraq strategy. While Cohen agrees with the findings of the report, he did not take part in its preparation. Both Cohen and Frederick Kagan are affiliated with the American Enterprise Institute. Both were consulted by President Bush on how to reshape Iraq strategy.

Oct. 19, 2006:
U.S. Families Find Own Meanings in Iraq Deaths
Morning Edition, Oct. 19, 2006

In the broadcast version of this story, NPR identifies Marine Capt. Robert Secher as 31. He was 33 at the time of his death.

Sept. 7, 2006:
New Treatments (and Old Advice) Can Aid Diabetics
Morning Edition, Sept. 7, 2006

The broadcast and Web version of this story originally stated that a new form of insulin could be inhaled by nasal spray. In fact, patients inhale a powdered form of insulin through the mouth.

June 23, 2006:
Shell Necklace a Sign of 100,000-Year-Old Culture
All Things Considered, June 22, 2006

In the broadcast and Web version of this story, NPR stated that the snail shells were found in Israel. Strictly speaking, the snail shells were discovered in the 1930s, in what is today the state of Israel.

June 6, 2006:
Ancient Figs May Be First Cultivated Crops
All Things Considered, June 2, 2006

In the broadcast version of this story, an archeological site in the lower Jordan Valley was incorrectly identified as being in Israel. The site is in the occupied West Bank.

June 6, 2006:
Democrats Critical of Marriage Amendment Debate
Morning Edition, June 6, 2006

In the broadcast version of this story, Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) was incorrectly identified as a senator from South Dakota.

June 4, 2006:
Composer Ben Vaughn's New Musical 'Design'
Weekend Edition Sunday, May 28, 2006

In response to Liane Hansen's question about hearing a trumpet that reminded her of Herb Alpert, musician Ben Vaughn said, "that was the guy who played in the Liberace Orchestra for 15 years." In post-production, we mixed music into our feature based on that information. Sarah Kramer heard our piece, and wrote to us: "I performed all of the trumpet parts, all of the trumpet solos, and all of the flugel horn parts/solos on the record, except on one song ... where there are a few trumpet (notes) played by another trumpet player, Stan Martin." She went on to point out that this musical example is in fact her flugelhorn solo. Our apologies.

May 23, 2006:
Blogging Poses New Workplace Issues
Talk of the Nation, May 24, 2005

The audio in this segment misstated that an employee of the health-care company Kaiser Permanente was let go for a blog entry which revealed confidential information about a patient. Rather, the employee was sued for an entry which linked to a patient's information.

May 16, 2006:
Iraq Business Environment Difficult to Navigate
Morning Edition, May 16, 2006

In this story, Adam Davidson describes the Khudairi Group as a subcontractor to Parson's on the health clinic project. This was not correct. The Khudairi Group had no direct relationship with Parsons.

February 24, 2006:
Orphanage Director Stands Trial in China
All Things Considered, February 23, 2006

The report incorrectly identifies taxi driver Duan Yueneng as a female. It also misstates the amount foreigners pay orphanages to adopt Chinese children. They typically pay $3,000 for an adoption.

January 19, 2006:
Alito to Face Further Grilling by Senate Panel
Morning Edition, January 11, 2006

This story reported that Samuel Alito held significant amounts of stock in Vanguard; rather, Alito held shares of Vanguard mutual funds, not the company itself.

January 15, 2006:
Okkervil River's Music: Spookiness and Bloodshed
Weekend Edition Sunday, January 8, 2006

The report misstates the degrees earned by Okkervil River band member Jonathan Meiburg. He is working on his master's degree in geography.

End of the DeLay Era Arrives on Capitol Hill
Weekend Edition Sunday, January 8, 2005

Doyle McManus erred when he said Sen. Richard Durbin is "giving back tens of thousands of dollars" from associates of convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The actual amount is $11,000, and the money is going to charity.

January 12, 2006:
Soulive: Mixing It Up with Jazz and Funk
All Things Considered, January 5, 2006

The audio of this story refers incorrectly to one of the band members as Aaron Evans. His name is Alan Evans.

Firms Use Business Classes to Sell Products
All Things Considered, December 27, 2005

The correct name of the company featured in this report is EdVenture Partners.

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