Clip

George Plimpton at the Helm of The Paris Review

George Plimpton was famous for shaping one of the country's most prestigious literary magazines, all while keeping it fun. He encouraged his young staff and created an informal community with plenty of apartment parties and sports activities. Robert Silvers of The New York Review of Books calls Plimpton "a ringmaster of a little circus."
Aired: 5/17/2014 | 0:02:38

Upcoming American Masters Air Dates

  • THIRTEEN Harper Lee: American Masters Friday, Jul. 10 9:00pm
  • THIRTEEN Harper Lee: American Masters Sunday, Jul. 12 6:30pm
  • THIRTEEN Harper Lee: American Masters Sunday, Jul. 12 11:00pm
  • WLIW21 Harper Lee: American Masters Sunday, Jul. 19 3:30pm
More from Mel Brooks

    Comments are closed.