People: Nov. 5, 2001

CURIOUS. SO MANY GEORGES

The 60th anniversary of Curious George fell at a busy time for the country's No. 1 George. But other noted Georges gathered at the Children's Museum in Manhattan to read aloud. Politico GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, writer GEORGE PLIMPTON, former TV-anchor PHYLLIS GEORGE and comic GEORGE WALLACE were there, although Carlin, Foreman and Boy weren't. Politico George is used to spending time with monkeys. "People send me Curious George paraphernalia," he said. Plimpton found relief from turbulent times: "Children's literature," he said, "is not much stricken by outside things." This year, however, money to be raised from an auction...

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