Tuesday, January 21, 2014

From the local news

Rewriting history on the television this morning: “Yesterday was the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.”

The fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom, the occasion of that speech, was August 28, 2013.

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comments: 2

Elaine said...

Deb Amlen made the same mistake on WordPlay. I pointed out that it was MLK, Jr.'s birthday, but that thoughts of him inevitably bring us to remember his most famous speech.

Michael Leddy said...

Sure, and anyone can make this kind of mistake. But on the news!