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August 29, 2013

Gerald Ford testimony: In the Aug. 27 LATExtra section, an article about President Gerald Ford's videotaped testimony in the case against Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, who was convicted of trying to assassinate him, described the video as newly released. A judge recently ordered the release of the recording in response to a petition from a northern California historical society. But the video was already available to the public, beginning in 1987, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum in Michigan, according to a director there.

William Glasser: In the Aug. 28 LATExtra section, the obituary of Dr. William Glasser, a psychiatrist and author, included an incomplete list of surviving family members. Besides his wife, Carleen; his son, Martin; five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter, he is also survived by a daughter, Dr. Alice Glasser; a brother, Henry; a sister, Janet, and another great-grandchild.

Wayne Shorter: In the Aug. 25 Arts & Books section, an article about jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter identified musician Wallace Roney as a saxophonist. Roney plays the trumpet.

"Duck Dynasty": In the Aug. 22 Calendar section, an article about "Duck Dynasty" referred to the TV series as "A&E's celebration of backwoods Alabama." The show, as mentioned elsewhere in the article, is set in Louisiana.

Biofuels: An article in the Aug. 27 Business section about renewable fuel mandates referred to ethanol made from soybeans. It should have said biodiesel made from soybeans.

Environmental tour: In the July 28 California section, an article about a tour given by an environmental group in Southern California identified an oil refinery in Wilmington as belonging to ConocoPhillips. It is owned by Phillips 66.

Oscar De La Hoya: In the Aug. 27 Sports section, a column about former boxer Oscar De La Hoya's recovery from alcoholism said the fourth step of the Alcoholics Anonymous program involves making amends. In fact, making amends is the ninth step in the AA recovery program.

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