An iron lung allowed Tanaquil Le Clercq to breathe after she contracted polio in 1956.
Le Clercq was one of Balanchine's muses and her body and style became an ideal in ballet.
Plimpton shaped the prestigious literary magazine with the flair of a kindly ringmaster.
Plimpton's assistant was tasked with keeping his Sports Illustrated hoax going.
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.
See archival footage as Greenpeace co-founders remember the first whale rescue mission.
Two environmentalists talk about the breadth of the environmental movement.
Love Canal residents rallied to protect their children from an underground waste site.
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