How Soon They Forget

From today’s New York Times Corrections section:

An article on Sunday about New Yorkers who are being discussed as possible presidential candidates in 2008 misidentified the last New Yorker to be nominated for a major party’s national ticket. It was Jack Kemp, a former congressman from the Buffalo area who was the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1996 — not Geraldine Ferraro, a former Democratic congresswoman from Queens, who was the vice presidential candidate in 1984.

It’s true that Kemp’s performance as a Vice-Presidential candidate was rather forgettable, but still…


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