Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Gore Vidal’s New York Times Obituary Has Some of the Best Corrections Ever
Parent(s) News 
ContributorHomegrown Democrat 
Last EditedHomegrown Democrat  Aug 03, 2012 05:29pm
Logged 0
News DateThursday, August 2, 2012 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe lengthy obituary of literary titan Gore Vidal that ran in Wednesday's New York Times was updated yesterday to correct three hilarious mistakes.

1) His insult of choice was "crypto-Nazi" not "crypto-Fascist."

An earlier version misstated the term Mr. Vidal called William F. Buckley Jr. in a television appearance during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. It was crypto-Nazi, not crypto-fascist.
ArticleRead Article

Date Category Headline Article Contributor

Enter your Name:

A moderator will have to approve your message before it will appear.
Simple bad-talking or insulting messages will likely be deleted.
This site is an English language site and non-English messages will be deleted.

Enter This Code