Statue honoring WWII correspondent is misspelled

A new statue of war correspondent and revered alumnus Ernie Pyle commissioned by Indiana University is marred with a misspelling, The Indiana Daily Student reported Wednesday:



The word “correspondent,” as seen on a patch on the left shoulder of the bronze sculpture, is incorrectly spelled. It currently reads “U.S. War Corespondent.”



Tuck Langland, who sculpted the statue, says the error might stay on the installation, becoming “part of the lore of the piece,” according to The Daily Student. Alternatively, he could “mash the area” to cover up the error or create a new mold in bronze with the correct spelling.… Read more


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