Journalist George Plimpton did not show early promise when he failed at Exeter Academy.
Peter Matthiessen (May 22, 1927 – April 5, 2014) co-founded The Paris Review in 1953.
Plimpton published McInerney's first story ever in The Paris Review in 1982.
Documentary filmmaker Ric Burns describes the surprise of George Plimpton's death.
In this excerpt, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recalls his father's admiration for Plimpton.
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Two environmentalists talk about the breadth of the environmental movement.
Love Canal residents rallied to protect their children from an underground waste site.
The fate of the Amazon rainforest turned on an unlikely environmental hero: Chico Mendes.
Environmental justice is a movement to fight environmental racism.
The battle in the media between the Sierra Club and the IRS helped save the Grand Canyon.
A web exclusive video on Indian and Kenyan women in the environmental movement.
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