Correction of the day, Richard Blumenthal edition

The Hartford Courant regrets the 30-year-old error

Published May 21, 2010 5:30PM (EDT)

From the Hartford Courant:

State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was never captain of the Harvard University swim team. A 1978 Courant story incorrectly reported that he was -- an error repeated in subsequent Courant stories, including profiles in 1980 and 2004.


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