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AMERICAN MASTERS

S28 Ep5: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself - Tra

  • Aired: 05/16/2014
  • 02:08
  • Rating: NR
Co-founder of The Paris Review, George Plimpton (1927–2003) was a fascinated and fascinating journalist who lived fully, strangely and incredibly. With George Plimpton’s own narration, the film includes extensive archival footage of his sport stunts and participatory journalism gigs, and interviews with friends, family and contemporaries. Premieres nationally Friday, May 16, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS.
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S28 Ep5: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself - Tra
S28 Ep5: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself - Tra
Journalist George Plimpton was a writer, Paris Review editor, amateur sportsman and more.
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