Marlene Dietrich’S Fearless Legacy Celebrated In Washington Exhibition

When she was unable to maintain the public image, she had established, she withdrew from public life.
Twenty-five years after her death, her life and image are being celebrated in a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington.
Dietrich’s story is one that juxtaposes tact and tenacity, as one of the stories central the exhibition shows.
Washington (CNN) The 20th century gave rise to one of the most enduring symbols of admiration and derision: The celebrity.
Marlene Dietrich passionately kisses a GI as he arrives home to New York from World War II in 1945.

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