Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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WHAT ELSE IS WRONG IN IT?

When your most famous native son was the first US president to be impeached, you might think the hometown folks would be just as glad to have him mistaken for someone else. Not in Greeneville, Tenn., which is annoyed at Sprint Corp. The phone company put the local statue of Andrew Johnson on the cover of its new Yellow Pages, but mislabeled it as fellow Tennessean Andrew Jackson. Jackson was the seventh president; Johnson the 17th. But interest in Johnson has revived since the impeachment of Bill Clinton. Sprint finds the error "embarrassing," but it will stand because most copies of the book have been distributed.

WE WILL NOT BE OVERLOOKED!

Then there's Mayor Lawrence LeBlanc of Pictou, Nova Scotia. He's upset because all 450,000 copies of the new official provincial map omit the historic town. The Halifax government issued stickers to rectify the problem. But a TV news crew sent to record LeBlanc's views on the situation became lost because - right - it was using an uncorrected version of the map. …

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