Hemingway-Dietrich Letters: 'Just Flirting'

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/9277322/9277325" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

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.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.