American Masters

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself - Trailer

Preview: 05/16/2014 | 2m 8s

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.

Aired: 05/16/14

Rating: NR

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