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All Things Considered

MoMA in Battle over Painting Seized by Nazis

Corrected on 2005-01-27T20:13:39-05:00

The government, not the museum, has custody of the artwork. The museum says it took no position on the question of the painting's ownership. NPR failed to give the museum a chance to answer allegations about its motivations and actions.
Day to Day

Iraq Death Rate Higher for National Guard Troops

Corrected on 2005-02-14T18:28:00-05:00

'USA Today' now reports that the Pentagon has retracted earlier estimates of troop strength, and cannot provide accurate numbers -- making it impossible to compare death rates between various branches of the U.S. military forces in Iraq.
Morning Edition

The Hills Are Alive for Suzan-Lori Parks

Corrected on 2005-11-10T00:00:00-05:00

The screenplay for 'The Great Debaters' film project mentioned in an earlier version of this report was written by Robert Eisele from a story by Eisele and Jeffrey Porro.

All Things Considered

Doctors, Lawyers Team to Aid Children's Health

Corrected on 2004-12-10T00:00:00-05:00

The audio for this story implies that the Massachusetts State Health Insurance Agency paid for taxis to take children to doctor's appointments AND schools. In fact, local school districts covered transportation to their schools.
All Things Considered

Europe, Islam's New Front Line: Germany

Corrected on 2006-03-14T17:02:44-05:00

As originally broadcast, our report mistakenly cited Germany's Muslim community as the largest in Europe. We should have said it is one of the largest.
Morning Edition

WHO Allows Smallpox Research

Corrected on 2005-02-02T15:20:24-05:00

The World Health Organization says that the decision still needs to go through formal review.
Morning Edition

Brazilian Soccer Star's Mother Kidnapped

Corrected on 2004-11-18T00:00:00-05:00

Venezuelan baseball star Ugueth Urbina is a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, not a hitter.
All Things Considered

Hidden Treasures: Gifts Fit for a President

Corrected on 2006-03-14T17:02:44-05:00

The Nixon library is located in Yorba Linda, Calif., not Loma Linda, as was stated in the audio.
Day to Day

The Vote in Florida: Retirees, Left and Right

Corrected on 2005-02-02T15:42:40-05:00

This report refers to Wendell Wilkie as a presidential candidate in 1936. Wilkie actually ran for the office in 1940.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala

Corrected on 2006-03-14T00:00:00-05:00

Live music audio from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Opening Gala concerts has been taken down in accordance with music copyright agreements.
Morning Edition

Republicans Back 'W' Ketchup

Corrected on 2004-11-01T00:00:00-05:00

The National Restaurant Association has not launched a "ketchup war," as Pippin Ross reported.
Morning Edition

IRS Cracks Down on Tax Shelters

Corrected on 2004-10-06T00:00:00-04:00

This report contains the statement that William Seippel is suing the Ernst and Young accounting firm. While Mr. Seipple is suing the bank and law firm that set up the shelter he used, he is not suing Ernst and Young.
Morning Edition

Mass. Town Weighs PC Revision of Its History

Corrected on 2004-09-29T00:00:00-04:00

This report incorrectly stated that most of the historic monuments in Deerfield, Mass., had been moved indoors. We also identified a woman who refused to give her name as a person of English descent -- she is actually of Native American ancestry.
Morning Edition

Species Might Lose Protection

Corrected on 2004-09-27T18:35:39-04:00

This report should have identified the home of the Wildlife Science Center as Forest Lake, Minn.
All Things Considered

Haiti in Disarray of Looting after Storm

Corrected on 2004-09-27T00:00:00-04:00

The audio of this feature should have made clear that Jeanne was a tropical storm when it struck Haiti.
Morning Edition

Haiti Reels from Jeanne

Corrected on 2004-09-27T00:00:00-04:00

The audio of this story should have made clear that Jeanne was a tropical storm when it struck Haiti.
Morning Edition

U.S. Highway Deaths Fell in 2003

Corrected on 2019-01-11T00:00:00-05:00

A Web intro to this story incorrectly referred to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. It is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.