Clearing the record

An article on April 13 erred in saying that Carol Campbell, now a member of City Council, had been convicted in 2001 of violating state campaign-finance law. After being charged, she was allowed to enter a first-offender probation program known as Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition, which she successfully completed. As a result, the case was expunged from official records.

A story Tuesday about the making of jazz saxophonist Michael Brecker's final album erred in describing aspects of its production. Pilgrimages was mixed and mastered two weeks after Brecker died, in January.

Monica Yant Kinney's column yesterday inaccurately described Cherry Hill Mall. It was the first enclosed mall on the East Coast, not in the nation.

A photo caption in Sunday's Arts & Entertainment section misstated Oprah Winfrey's role in the 1985 film The Color Purple. She portrayed Sofia.

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