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NYT Corrects 100-Year-Old Article on '12 Years a Slave'

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March 4, 2014
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On Jan. 20, 1853, The New York Times ran an article on Solomon Northup, whose behind the memoir "12 Year a Slave." In it, his name is spelled wrong. Video provided by Newsy


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