Corrections: March 17, 2023
Corrections that appeared in print on Friday, March 17, 2023.
An article on Thursday about a 1,600-year-old coffin discovered in northern England referred imprecisely to English Heritage. The organization manages prehistoric sites, medieval castles and Roman forts in England, not in the rest of Britain. (Other groups manage such sites in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.)
An article on Wednesday about a large seaweed blob heading toward Florida misstated the name of an organization that has discussed the sargassum blooms. It is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, not the National Oceanography and Atmospheric Administration.
An article on Wednesday about Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyahu erroneously attributed a distinction to Mr. Putin. The use of poison-tipped umbrellas dates back at least to 1978. They were not his innovation.
An obituary on March 5 about the actor Tom Sizemore, using information from his manager, misstated what happened to him on Feb. 18. He suffered a brain aneurysm that caused a stroke, not a stroke that caused a brain aneurysm. The obituary also referred incorrectly to the character Mr. Sizemore played in the movie “Black Hawk Down.” He was the commander of the third battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment, not of the entire regiment.
Because of an editing error, an obituary on Feb. 16 about the actress Raquel Welch gave an incomplete title for a book she wrote and misstated the year it was published. It is “Raquel: The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program,” not “The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program,” and it was published in 1984, not 1987. This correction was delayed because the error was only recently brought to the editors’ attention.
An obituary on March 2 about the Italian talk-show host and television journalist Maurizio Costanzo misstated the English-language title of an Italian film whose screenplay he helped write. It is “A Special Day,” not “A Particular Day.”
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