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Auction Items Offer Glimpse of Private Katharine Hepburn

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Auction Items Offer Glimpse of Private Katharine Hepburn

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Auction Items Offer Glimpse of Private Katharine Hepburn

Auction Items Offer Glimpse of Private Katharine Hepburn

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From passports and furniture to self-portraits, hundreds of items owned by the late actress Katharine Hepburn are up for auction this week at Sotheby's in New York. The mementos and keepsakes offer a glimpse into the private life of one of America's greatest actresses. NPR's Margot Adler reports.