Clarification and correctionIt was The Education Beat, not...

September 08, 1996

Clarification and correction

It was The Education Beat, not Maryland State Teachers Association President Karl Kirby Pence, who referred here Aug. 25 to the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore as MSTA's "enemy" (humorously, we thought). Pence called from the Democratic National Convention to request the clarification. On Aug. 4, this column said James Watt invented the steam engine. Jarrettsville reader Gertrude Zvonar submitted encyclopedic proof that it was an English engineer, George Stephenson.

Pub Date: 9/08/96


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