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Marilyn Monroe Gives Radio Interview (June 12, 1955)
June 12, 1955

Marilyn Monroe Gives Rare Radio Interview

Dave Garroway interviewed Marilyn Monroe on NBC Monitor's first broadcast on Sunday, June 12, 1955. In this rare radio interview, she discussed her desire to retire in Brooklyn, with its views of the Manhattan skyline, beautiful streets and great people. She also talked about the responsibility that comes with fame and the idea that beauty fades.

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