Edwin Ramsey obituary: In the March 17 California section, the obituary of World War II hero Edwin Ramsey misidentified Eugene Orias Sr. as Eugene Orias Jr. The story also said that packs of chocolates and cigarettes were distributed in the Philippines with the words "I will return." The words, spoken by Gen. Douglas MacArthur when he was forced to abandon the Philippines during the Japanese assault, were "I shall return."
"Gimme the Loot": In the Calendar section elsewhere in this edition, an article and photo caption about the movie "Gimme the Loot" refer to actress Tashiana Washington as Tashiana Robinson. The error was discovered after the section had gone to press.
Chinua Achebe obituary: In the March 22 Section A, the obituary of Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe referred to writer Ngugi wa Thiongo as a fellow Nigerian. He is a Kenyan.