For the record

TCM film festival: An article in the April 22 Calendar section about the inaugural TCM Classic Film Festival, in noting that it was attracting fans from other countries, referred to Puerto Rico, a U.S. commonwealth, as a country.

Lebanese march: An article in Monday’s Section A about a large demonstration in Beirut demanding that religion be removed from the nation’s politics said that Turkey’s Kemal Ataturk and Iran’s Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi forced women to remove their veils in the early 20th century. It was Shah Reza Pahlavi, the father and predecessor of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, who tried to ban Islamic dress in Iran.

SBA loans: An article in Business on Monday about Small Business Administration loans referred to a Pasadena computer equipment seller as Alliance Internet Technology. The correct name of the company is Alliance Integrated Technology.

L.A. preppies: In Sunday’s Image section, an article about the preppy lifestyle in Los Angeles misidentified the Larchmont Boulevard store selling holiday cards and personalized stationery as Landis General Store. It is Landis Gifts and Stationery.

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