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For the record

February 04, 2011

"Decolonizing Architecture": A review of the exhibition "Decolonizing Architecture" in the Feb. 2 Calendar section implied that Israel continues to occupy the Gaza Strip. In fact, Israeli forces pulled out of the area in 2005.

Gun control: In the Jan. 14 Section A, an article about the unlikely prospects for new gun control legislation arising from the Tucson shooting rampage said the first federal gun control law was passed in 1968 after the assassinations of Robert F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. In fact, a predecessor to the sweeping 1968 law, the National Firearms Act of 1934, aimed to curtail transactions in certain firearms by assessing a tax on their manufacture and transfer.

Stephen Hawking: A Jan. 19 article in LATExtra on a talk at Caltech given by physicist Stephen Hawking said he has a form of muscular dystrophy that is related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Bruce Beresford-Redman: An article in the Nov. 17 LATExtra section about the arrest of reality TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, whom Mexican authorities have accused of killing his wife, Monica, gave his age as 38. He was 39. As was reported Feb. 1, also in LATExtra, Beresford-Redman remains in custody in Los Angeles while Mexican authorities seek to extradite him.

Gunshot wounds: A Jan. 24 Health Section article on the prognosis for patients with gunshot wounds to the brain said that Dr. Ian Armstrong was a neurosurgeon based in Century City. His office is in Culver City.

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