All Posts Tagged With: "The Paris Review"

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George Plimpton - Watch Full Film: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

Watch the full film. The participatory journalist and co-founder of The Paris Review was a fascinated and fascinating man who lived fully, strangely and incredibly. With George Plimpton’s own narration, the film includes extensive archival footage of his sport stunts and interviews with friends, family and contemporaries.

May 16th, 2014 | 0 comments

George Plimpton - George Plimpton, The Paris Review and American Masters

George Plimpton co-founded The Paris Review and was its editor for 50 years, from the first edition in 1953 to his death in September 2003. Here are just a few of the many conversations and connections between American Masters writers, The Paris Review and George Plimpton, an American Master himself.

May 14th, 2014 | 0 comments

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George Plimpton - In Memoriam. Watch Interview with Peter Matthiessen, Co-Founder of The Paris Review

Writer Peter Matthiessen (May 22, 1927 – April 5, 2014) co-founded the prestigious literary magazine The Paris Review in 1953, along with George Plimpton (whom Matthiessen grew up with and recruited). In this filmed interview, Matthiessen describes the review's strengths and calls its success "beyond our wildest dreams."

Apr 11th, 2014 | 0 comments

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