Preview American Masters: Plimpton!

May 15, 2014
7:00pm Eastern Time

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Join American Masters and The Paris Review for an extended, pre-broadcast preview of "Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself," exploring the participatory journalist’s tall-tale life through previously unseen material and new interviews with family, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Hugh Hefner, Gay Talese, Graydon Carter, The Paris Review colleagues and others. The full film premieres on PBS on Friday, May 16 at 9/8c (check local listings). For more, visit

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Plimpton OVEE

Duration: 21min 21sec


  • American Masters

    Launched in 1986 by series creator Susan Lacy, American Masters has earned 26 Emmy Awards — including nine for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series since 1999 and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special — 12 Peabodys, an Oscar, three Grammys, two Producers Guild Awards, and many other honors.


  • The Paris Review

    The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.

  • Luke Poling (Filmmaker)

    Luke Poling has worked on many productions, including The Departed, and The Fog of War. He was a writer/director for the omnibus film Twelve, which played to film festivals across the country. He also worked as a staff writer and director on the award-winning podcast Hello Simon.

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