1.

Eugene Ormandy, longtime conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

2.

d.

3.

d.

4. Shirley MacLaine said this of her brother Warren Beatty.

5.

Iran is a predominantly Shiite country. Al-Qaeda is a mostly Sunni militant group. There's next to no confirmed evidence such aid is happening. In fact, officials have said they believe Iran is helping Shiite extremists in Iraq. McCain was told that by Sen. Joe Lieberman, standing by, and later corrected himself.

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d. Fox contributor Liz Trotta stumbled thus on a May 25 news discussion show.

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(1) It was Obama's great-uncle, not uncle; (2) he helped liberate not Auschwitz but the camp at Ohrdruf Nord; and (3) it was the Russian Red Army, not American troops, that liberated Auschwitz.

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a.: 2.; b.: 1.; c.: 3.