1. He did not help break the Japanese naval code in WWII.
2. He did not —after his clerkship — have an offer to teach at Yale Law School.
3. Contrary to Rosen's assertion that when he returned to Chicago, he joined with "moderate and good-government Democrats, who were opposed to the corruption of the Daley machine," he was "never active in politics," Daley wasn't yet mayor, and he's "never suggested that the Daley machine was corrupt.
But I could not find this letter, which appears on page 12 of the paper magazine, through a search on the NYT website. I did find the original article — to which is appended a correction:
An article on Page 50 of The Times Magazine this weekend about Justice John Paul Stevens misstates the university from which he received his undergraduate degree. It was the University of Chicago, not Northwestern.These are only the outright mistakes of fact. If there is any slanting and skewing, you're on your own.
UPDATE: Eventually, the letter appeared on the website: here.