NPR Corrections

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Tax Plan Push, Trump's Call To Fallen Soldier's Family And George W. Bush Chimes In

Corrected on October 21, 2017

In an earlier audio version of this conversation, Ron Elving incorrectly stated that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly had been given the wrong information about Rep. Frederica Wilson's remarks at the 2015 dedication of an FBI office. Kelly, in fact, said he attended that ceremony in person.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Investigators Still Seeking A Motive

Corrected on October 10, 2017

In this report, Undersheriff Kevin McMahill is mistakenly referred to as Kevin McCahill and Mayor Carolyn Goodman is mistakenly referred to as Carolyn Goodwin.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Virtual Reality Project Captures Experience Of Immigrants And Refugees

Corrected on September 9, 2017

In his description of violence facing undocumented border crossers, Alejandro González Iñárritu was referring to violence before people reach the U.S. border, not once they cross. The VR experience "Carne y Arena" can be seen at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Inside Wrigley Field, The Scorekeepers Stay True To Baseball's Beginnings

Corrected on August 14, 2017

In the audio version of this story, as in a previous Web version, we report that just two Major League Baseball stadiums have manual scoreboards. We should have noted that just two stadiums — Wrigley Field and Fenway Park — have vintage manual scoreboards. Several other modern stadiums have small manual scoreboards.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Small Indiana Nonprofit Falls Victim To Ransom Cyberattack

Corrected on June 19, 2017

This story has been edited to add that Cancer Services of East Central Indiana – Little Red Door is separate from the Little Red Door Cancer Agency in Indianapolis, which was not the target of a cyberattack.

Weekend Edition Saturday

In A Lost Concert, Jaco Pastorius Sounded The Rhythm Of The City

Corrected on May 28, 2017

In the audio version of this story, The Chicken was introduced as a composition by Jaco Pastorius — it was actually written by Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis.

Additionally, the audio version of this story incorrectly places the incident that led to Pastorius' death in Miami — in fact, that encounter happened in Wilton Manors, Fla. The same error in the digital version of this story has been corrected.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Putin Plays Hockey, And Wins, Of Course

Corrected on May 16, 2017

In this story, as in a previous headline, we say Vladimir Putin marked his 64th birthday this week by playing hockey. It was not his birthday. Putin's birthday is in October.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Hezbollah Plays Up Efforts To Oppose Israel

Corrected on May 5, 2017

This story incorrectly states that the man who led away a U.N. official was a Hezbollah party official. According to the group, the man was an official with the Lebanese military who accompanied Hezbollah on the media tour.

Weekend Edition Saturday

Ralph Towner: An Old Hand With A 'Foolish Heart' (And An Unmatched Style)

Corrected on April 22, 2017

The audio story accompanying this piece is incorrect. While Towner was born in Washington state, he lived in Oregon from the age of 5, according to his website. He also attended the University of Oregon, and not the University of Washington. The same errors in a previous version of this digital story have been corrected.

Weekend Edition Saturday

The Legacy Of The Mississippi Delta Chinese

Corrected on March 18, 2017

In a previous digital version of this story, Frieda Quon's last name was incorrectly spelled as Kwon.

Also, a quote in the digital version, "The Chinese face with a Southern accent throws people off," was misattributed to Quon. It was actually said by Jean Maskas.