People: Feb. 3, 1961

On her first visit to Boston, Glamorous Grandma Marlene Dietrich, 56, wowed the Massachusetts legislature with a one-minute speech ("I have no business talking to such a group of important men"), took time off from rehearsals for her International Revue to talk about a book she is writing: Marlene Dietrich's ABC's. Under each letter of the alphabet, Marlene will write about subjects that concern her. "I'm going to put President Kennedy in the book under Y and not K," she said. "For youth, you know." But writing comes hard to Marlene. "I've talked...

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