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Hemingway-Dietrich Letters: 'Just Flirting'

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Hemingway-Dietrich Letters: 'Just Flirting'

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Hemingway-Dietrich Letters: 'Just Flirting'

Hemingway-Dietrich Letters: 'Just Flirting'

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Letters from Ernest Hemingway to singer Marlene Dietrich have been unveiled at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston. Tom Putnam, the library's director, tells Steve Inskeep the correspondence suggest a flirtatious (but platonic) relationship between the two celebrities.