Because of incorrect information provided to The Post, an item in yesterday's Style section misidentified Michael Berenbaum. He is project director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Hymen Goldman adjunct professor of theology at Georgetown University. In addition, a photograph identified as Berenbaum was Jeshajahu Weinberg, the director of the Holocaust Museum. (Published 9/8/90)

With Bob Hope out of the USO touring business, troops in the Persian Gulf are going to be entertained by a younger comic star: Jay Leno. The permanent guest host of "The Tonight Show" will give two performances in the Middle East over the Thanksgiving holiday. Leno, who is volunteering his time, is the first star the USO has announced in its entertainment schedule for the armed forces in Saudi Arabia and in the Persian Gulf. The shows will begin in October.

Because the troops have little to do during their off-hours in Saudi Arabia, the USO will send extensive libraries of videos for naval vessels and ground troops that will include first-run screenings of major releases.

Out and About

It has been said that if you give the public what it wants, it will turn out in numbers. The Spina Bifida Association of America decided that a roast of the mouth that roars, Sam Donaldson, would bring out a stellar list of roasters, and it was right. The Donaldson roasters for the Sept. 25 dinner at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill will include his "PrimeTime Live" co-host, Diane Sawyer, Sen. Alan Simpson, Budget Director Dick Darman, Rep. Charlie Rangel and "Prince of Darkness" columnist Bob Novak, plus videotaped snipes from former presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. Columnist and professional wag Mark Shields is emceeing the evening ...

Eleanor Mondale, the 30-year-old daughter of former vice president Walter Mondale, seems to have a new man in her life. Now a morning deejay in Minneapolis and divorced last year from Keith Van Horne of the Chicago Bears, Eleanor has moved on. According to People magazine, she is seeing rock star Don Henley, the 43-year-old singer from the once-hot group the Eagles. There's no word what mom Joan Mondale thinks, but when Eleanor was living with Van Horne prior to benefit of clergy, she once said, "I wish he would buy her a ring" ...

Doubleday has signed a contract to produce the first book in collaboration with the new U.S. Holocaust Museum. The book, "The World Must Know," will be the work of museum Deputy Director Michael Berenbaum, a former professor of religion at Georgetown University. According to the book's agent, Ron Goldfarb, publication is aimed for the April 1993 opening of the Holocaust Museum on the Mall. It will include interviews with survivors, as well as some 150 black-and-white and 50 color photographs. Two future books, yet to be contracted, are to be on Auschwitz and on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ...

Joan Cushing, better known as "Mrs. Foggybottom" at the Marquee Lounge of the Shoreham Hotel, and her husband, Paul Bookbinder, have a son, born while the couple were vacationing on the Eastern Shore. He was named Benjamin Bookbinder III for his paternal grandfather. He is the local satirist's second child this year -- she was reunited in January with her first son, Patrick, who now lives in New Orleans. She gave him up for adoption after his birth 22 years ago. The new baby is not going to affect Cushing's style. She said she'll be back at the Marquee Lounge in October with new material, some about motherhood ...

Comic Alan King says the latest rumor in Washington is that if the Indiana National Guard is activated for Persian Gulf duty, "we may yet see Dan Quayle volunteer to go to Vietnam" ...