Misplaced word

Due to a typographical error in the Star, a word was inserted into my letter of Jan. 3. The word so altered my sentence that a correction is in order. My original letter read, “Since August 1985, the U.S. has conducted at least 22 tests; the Soviet Union has conducted none.” The last part of the sentence was altered to read, “the Soviet Union has probably conducted none.” There is no probably about it. A team of American scientists from the Natural Resource Council is in the U.S.S.R. monitoring the Soviet test site with the cooperation of the Soviet government. The Soviet Union has not tested a nuclear weapon since Aug., 1985.

Elizabeth L. Johnson

Center for Governmental Studies

Research Associate