15 Sept-18 Nov 2007. This exhibition opened at Palazzo Litta exactly a year after the death of the great writer and journalist Oriana Fallaci.
The exhibition is to honour the woman who will be remembered as a great writer, who introduced a new way to use the Italian language and a new, very original style. She was also a world famous journalist, who brought journalism closer to a whole new generation. Fallaci was often criticised for her rough personality, which however did not prevent her having an extremely successful career.
Over 300 pictures on display at Palazzo Litta, as well as films and objects, recall her extraordinary life and her front-line career as a journalist: from her childhood and adolescence in Florence, where she fought against the Germans alongside the Tuscan resistance movement, to her association with Hollywood stars; from her reportages of American astronauts and the war in Vietnam to her love story with the Greek political activist Panagulis; from her interviews with some of the most important personalities of the 20th century to her anti-Islam writings post September 11. This very interesting exhibition will travel to the Museo Vittoriano in Rome on 14 December.