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1970-1980: Wild NYC
Plimpton Parties

WHAT’S OLD IS NEW: George Plimpton used his old-Wasp bank account to subsidize the social life of the New Journalists (along with, it seemed, most of the rest of New York City). Gay Talese chats with Mrs. Arthur Schlesinger. Her husband is in the foreground, with cigar.



Photo by: Henry Grossman