Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself - Full Film

Co-founder of The Paris Review, George Plimpton (1927–2003) was a fascinated 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 May 16, 2014, on PBS.
Aired: 5/17/2014 | 1:23:11

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