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Documentary Shows George Plimpton's Best Story Was His Own

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A new documentary about writer George Plimpton uses its subject's own voice to tell the story of his career as a path breaking "participatory journalist" and longtime editor of the Paris Review. The film also uses the voices of Plimpton's friends and colleagues to defend him against the charge of dilettantism that dogged him throughout his career. NPR's Joel Rose reports.
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