Corrections from the past week.

Corrections from the past week.

Corrections from the past week.

Slate's mistakes.
July 16 2004 11:53 AM


In his July 15 movie review, David Edelstein mistakenly located the Paradise Lost documentaries in Memphis, Tenn. They took place in West Memphis, Ark.


In the July 14 "Red or Blue" quiz, Anne E. Kornblut originally and incorrectly identified Dr. Laura Schlessinger as a psychologist in Question 27. Schlessinger's doctorate is in physiology.

In the July 10 "Today's Papers" column, Hudson Morgan originally misidentified the subject of a New York Times story. The man profiled was United Nations relief coordinator Jan Egeland, and not Paul Volcker, who is heading the investigation of the U.N. oil-for-food scandal.

In the July 9 entry of the "Sportsman's Paradise" "Well-Traveled" series, Robert Weintraub originally and erroneously suggested that turns and chicanes are identical; in fact, the term "chicane" refers to both a kind of barrier and a quick succession of turns. Michael Schumacher started the French Grand Prix in second position, not eighth, as the article originally stated. Finally, due to an editing error, the piece originally contained the phrase, "the Monaco or Monte Carlo races." Monte Carlo is a section of Monaco.

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