For the record

SAT prep: In the June 2 California section, an article about new online tutorials for SAT preparation misspelled the last name of Khan Academy founder Salman Khan as Kahn.

Gertrude Bell: In the May 31 Summer Books section, an essay about bold women included a 1910 photo of a woman who was misidentified as British adventurer Gertrude Bell. The woman's identity is unknown.

Mickey Rooney Memorial Square: In the June 2 California section, an article about an L.A. intersection being dedicated to Mickey Rooney quoted actress Marsha Hunt as saying that Rooney wrote a song called "I've got tears in my ears from lying on my back and crying my eyes out over you." The title is "I've Got Tears in My Ears (From Lyin' on My Back in My Bed While I Cry Over You)," and it was written by Harold Barlow.

"Blunt Talk": In the May 31 Calendar section, an article about the new Starz series "Blunt Talk" said that it was actor Patrick Stewart's idea to make the lead character, Walter Blunt, a veteran of the Falklands War. The idea actually came from writer-producer Jonathan Ames.

L.A. Philharmonic: In the June 2 Calendar section, a column about the Next on Grand festival referred to an L.A. Philharmonic program for collegiate composers as the National Composers Initiative. It is the National Composers Intensive.

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