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April 19, 2014

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Curator Deirdre Clemente, PhD, discusses the intricate designs of Liberace's rhinestone Purple and Pink Phoenix jumpsuit while giving a walk-through of the Liberace Exhibition at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas Deceber 6, 2013.  Clemente is assistant professor of history and associate director of the public history program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also served as historical consultant for Buz Luhrmanns The Great Gatsby.

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Curator Deirdre Clemente, PhD, discusses the intricate designs of Liberace's rhinestone Purple and Pink Phoenix jumpsuit while giving a walk-through of the Liberace Exhibition at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas Deceber 6, 2013. Clemente is assistant professor of history and associate director of the public history program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also served as historical consultant for Buz Luhrmanns The Great Gatsby.