Duke of York — Setting the Record Straight
NPR's Scott Simon and senior news analyst Daniel Schorr set the record straight on the difference between Humpty Dumpty and The Noble Duke of York. On the Jan. 4 show, Dan Schorr's reference to a dance-hall song from the 1930s left many listeners perplexed. This week, Dan clarifies — and carries a tune.
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