SWM COACHES ABUSE (move March 9th)
In an article in the New York Times News Service about allegations made by athletes that synchronized swimming coaches exposed them to emotional abuse, the age of swimmer Viktoria Reichova was misrepresented. She is 19, not 23.
OBIT-LAFEBER (moved on March 10th)
In an obituary by the New York Times News Service for the historian Walter LaFeber, the middle name of a historian of whom he was a student was misspelled at first sight. He was William Appleman Williams, not Appelman.
OBIT-HILL (moved on March 10th)
A New York Times News Service obituary for Charles Hill, a detective known for his art theft investigations, misrepresented the first name of the leader of a gang that stole 18 paintings from a mansion in Ireland in 1986. He was Martin Cahill, not Guy.
OBIT-JUSTER (moved on March 9th)
A New York Times News Service obituary for Norton Juster, author of the children’s book “The Phantom Tollbooth,” misidentified the source of a quote from author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. It was an introductory essay in a 1996 edition of The Phantom Tollbooth – not Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are.
OBIT-MCDONALD (move March 9th)
In a New York Times News Service obituary for Allan J. McDonald, an engineer who warned of potential problems with the Space Shuttle Challenger, the first name of one of his daughters was misspelled. She is Lora McDonald, not Laura.
OBIT-GOLDRICH (moved on March 4th)
A New York Times News Service obituary of Henry Goldrich of Manny’s Music in Manhattan made incomplete reference to ownership of the business before it was sold to Sam Ash in 1999. Goldrich and his sister Helen Goldrich Burgauer were co-owners from 1978 to 1991 when they sold him their share; In those years he was not the sole owner.
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