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Duke of York -- Setting the Record Straight

NPR's Scott Simon and senior news analyst Daniel Schorr set the record straight on the difference between Humpty Dumpty and The Noble Duke of York. On the Jan. 4 show, Dan Schorr's reference to a dance-hall song from the 1930s left many listeners perplexed. This week, Dan clarifies -- and carries a tune.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.
Daniel Schorr
Daniel Schorr passed away on Friday, July 23, 2010. See an obituary, photo gallery and an archive of Schorr's commentaries for NPR.