So Sorry

So Sorry

So Sorry

Previously published Slate articles made new.
Jan. 13 2001 12:00 AM

So Sorry

On Thursday, President Clinton offered his "condolences" to relatives of Korean refugees shot by American soldiers near the village of No Gun Ri during the Korean War. In 1997 Slate's Seth Stevenson gave a history of national apologies, and in 1998 Jacob Weisberg outlined rules for making them. Click here to read Stevenson's article and here to read Weisberg's.