George Plimpton

George Plimpton

George Ames Plimpton was an American journalist, writer, editor, actor, and occasional amateur sportsman. He is widely known for his sports writing and for helping to found 'The Paris Review'. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
George Plimpton has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 National Press Club Speech. The year with the most videos was 1997 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2002 with an average of 548 views per program. Most common tags: About Books, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1953 - Present Editor-in-Chief, [Paris Review, The] Videos: 9

Recent Appearances

  • A Conversation with George Plimpton

    A Conversation with George Plimpton

    Author and editor George Plimpton discussed highlights of his career and offered opinions on a variety of subjects as he was…

  • Hemingway and Fitzgerald

    Hemingway and Fitzgerald

    Mr. Plimpton talked about F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemmingway, their relationship through their correspondence, and a…

  • Hampshire College Commencement

    Hampshire College Commencement

    Mr. Plimpton, with a variety of witty stories and observations, entertained the graduates. He also dispensed advice on how to…

  • <em>Truman Capote</em>

    Truman Capote

    Mr. Plimpton discussed his book, Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His…

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