Corrected on 2008-01-08 11:15:33The audio for this story contains an inaccuracy: Only six of the eight suspects in the "L.A. 8" case were Muslim.
Corrected on 2007-11-28 20:54:35Versions of this story heard on air incorrectly characterized Luis Montalvan's parents. Both were born in the United States. The archived audio has been edited to remove the error.
Corrected on 2007-12-06 13:52:18Diane Clehane's blog at mediabistro.com should have been identified as "Lunch at Michael's."
Corrected on 2007-12-03 15:52:08The audio does not make it clear that Romania "redominated" its currency in early 2005, essentially revaluing it to bring it more in line with other European currencies. This was seen as a preliminary step before the adoption of the Euro, which is to take place within a few years.
Corrected on 2017-07-11 00:00:00
A previous version of this report said the CBC's studio is in Colona, British Columbia. That was a misspelling of the city's name. It is Kelowna.
Corrected on 2007-11-15 20:19:12In 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. The story below has been revised accordingly.
Corrected on 2007-11-14 12:37:51The original introduction to this story incorrectly stated that Fisk University anticipated shutting down due to a cash shortage. The school has no plans to close.
Corrected on 2007-11-15 16:36:36The college in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where Sen. Obama was scheduled to speak is misidentified in the audio of this story. It is Kirkwood Community College.
Corrected on 2007-11-08 17:15:46Early versions of the radio story mistakenly identified the former FBI director. His name is J. Edgar Hoover.
Corrected on 2007-11-06 08:26:20The studio involved with the new Indiana Jones movie -- Paramount -- is misidentified in the audio for this piece.
Corrected on 2007-11-07 11:14:07A few corrections to the audio of this story: Patients do know that the testing is being done. It is the New York City Board of Health -- not the city council -- that is requiring labs to forward test results to the city health department. Also, test results -- not medical records -- will be retained in health department files.
Corrected on 2012-09-21 00:00:00Our guest incorrectly says that David Hume died on July 4, 1776. Hume died on Aug. 25 of that year.
Corrected on 2007-10-14 13:30:49Trans-Jordan was created in 1921 by Britain, not in 1948 by the United Nations, as Daniel Schorr notes in this commentary.
Corrected on 2007-09-28 09:58:25The audio version of this story said the starting quarterback for Oklahoma State was benched last year. He was benched last week.
Corrected on 2007-10-02 00:00:00The 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.
Corrected on 2007-09-30 16:11:13The 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.
Corrected on 2007-09-26 17:39:07This report incorrectly said that Steve Nolan is a psychologist. He is a clinical social worker.
Corrected on 2007-09-20 16:52:40An earlier version of this story said it costs about $7 for an annual bike pass. It is about $7 for a weekly pass.
Corrected on 2007-09-07 14:12:19In citing a bit of movie dialogue and attributing it to Blazing Saddles, we neglected to mention Treasure of the Sierra Madre as the original source of the quotation.
Corrected on 2007-09-09 16:03:07The home states of two clerics mentioned in the story are misattributed in the audio. Bill Atwood is from Texas. Bill Murdoch is from Massachusetts.
Corrected on 2007-08-28 16:29:58An earlier version of this summary incorrectly identified 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 remains in the audio version of this story.
Corrected on 2007-08-28 15:13:51The audio for this story misplaces the headquarters of Dell, which is based in Austin, Texas.
Corrected on 2007-08-25 07:50:47Haley Barbour is misidentified in a reference to the law firm of Barbour, Griffith & Rogers. He is the current governor of Mississippi.
Corrected on 2007-08-24 11:43:49The co-editor of "The Art of Governance," quoted in the archived audio for this story, is misidentified. Her name is Jaan Whitehead.
Corrected on 2007-11-19 10:13:02The audio version of this story incorrectly said that singer Abbey Lincoln was Max Roach's first wife. She was his second wife.
Corrected on 2007-10-28 11:54:05In the broadcast and original Web version of this story, NPR stated that last year's conflict between Israel and Hezbollah erupted when Hezbollah launched a cross-border raid and captured two Israeli soldiers. NPR 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. The Web version below has been corrected.
Corrected on 2007-08-17 16:55:38At the time this story aired neither the House nor Senate had voted on legislation. There have been two hearings in subcommittees of the House of Representatives, and a Senate committee has approved legislation.
Corrected on 2007-08-08 14:31:10The audio version of this story said the farm bill passed last week. The measure was approved July 27.
Corrected on 2007-08-17 16:54:18The 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. The audio linked above has been amended.
Corrected on 2007-08-06 13:07:42The audio version of this story incorrectly reported that six Democratic candidates appeared at the YearlyKos convention.
Corrected on 2007-07-27 13:13:48The 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.
Corrected on 2007-07-29 10:26:47An earlier version of the audio for this story misidentified Physicians for Human Rights as Physicians Without Borders. The error has been corrected in this version.
Corrected on 2007-07-31 16:30:37An organization mentioned in the audio version of this piece was misidentified. Its name is NeighborWorks America.
Corrected on 2007-07-12 14:03:44The on-air version of this story, and an earlier version on the Web site, incorrectly stated that Mao Zedong had been in France.
Corrected on 2007-06-26 14:00:57Jonathan Potter, executive director of Digital Media Association, was misidentified in early broadcasts of this story.
Corrected on 2007-06-22 11:38:30The audio version of this story should have identified Sen. Charles Grassley as the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee.
Corrected on 2007-06-11 07:26:31The radio version of this story incorrectly reports Robert Norris' estimate of the U.S. nuclear stockpile. According to Norris' figures, cutting the stockpile in half would leave about 5,000 in the stockpile.
Corrected on 2007-05-26 12:19:39This story erroneously suggests that the balloons used for reconnaissance during the Civil War belonged to the Smithsonian. The Smithsonian never sent balloons up for reconnaissance during the Civil War. Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry advised President Lincoln that balloons would be feasible for reconnaissance and put the president in touch with the balloonist Thaddeus Lowe. Lowe went on to form the Union Army Balloon Corps.
Corrected on 2009-11-09 00:00:00The on-air version of this story stated that energy is released when carbon-atom bonds are broken. To be more precise, energy is released after the bond is broken and carbon atoms grab on to other atoms.
Corrected on 2007-04-13 07:34:08The audio of this story incorrectly categorizes Marine Angel Rosa
Corrected on 2007-04-09 08:22:57The archived audio contains an error: Mitt Romney is the former governor of Massachusetts. His father, George Romney, was governor of Michigan.
Corrected on 2007-10-30 18:53:42The archived audio mistakenly identifies the song and CD. The correct title for both is "Silent Shout."
Corrected on 2007-03-02 12:29:36The audio archived online differs from the story as it was originally broadcast. The original version misidentified the company for which Abelardo Gonzalez works. He works for Keynote Systems.
Corrected on 2008-06-19 00:00:00We originally reported that Lorraine Gordon was 70 years old when her husband died in 1989. In fact, she was 67.
Corrected on 2007-02-20 11:46:45The audio of this story states that the Walken show features seven performers. The actual number is eight.
Corrected on 2007-02-16 12:46:26In some broadcast versions of this story, the spokesman for People for the American Way was misidentified. He should have been identified as Andrew Stengel.
Corrected on 2007-02-09 00:00:00The audio for this story incorrectly locates Jim Harrison's place of birth. He was born in Grayling, Mich., which is in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula.
Corrected on 2007-04-10 10:36:56In 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.
Corrected on 2019-01-11 00:00:00
In a previous version of the Web intro to this story, we incorrectly called the TSA the Transportation Safety Administration. It is the Transportation Security Administration.