Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
April 22 2011 6:57 AM


Red pen.

In an April 22 "XX Factor" post, Rachael Larimore referred to Jean M. Auel's Earth's Children series as the Earth Children's series.

In the April 22 "Gallery," Elizabeth Weingarten incorrectly identified John Glenn as the first man to orbit the Earth. He was the first American man to orbit the Earth.


In the April 21 "Explainer," Katy Waldman incorrectly stated that Theodore Roosevelt articulated the "four freedoms." It was Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

In the April 19 "Explainer," Brian Palmer incorrectly identified the Government Accountability Office as the General Accountability Office.

In the April 18 " Politics," David Weigel referred to 2008 as the year "George W. Bush lost"; it was the year Bush's party lost, with John McCain leading the ticket.

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