Nathan Ward

Nathan Ward is an author and journalist who served as an editor at American Heritage. In 2010 Ward published Dark Harbor: The War for the New York Waterfront. Ward frequently writes for The New York Times, and he lives in Brooklyn.

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One of the half-dozen most famous Americans of the twentieth century steps into full daylight Read >>
The City of Churches and Henry Ward Beecher, of Walt Whitman, Coney Island, and a famously departed baseball team is ready for its next act—as a world-class tourist destination Read >>
There’s no place like home—especially if it’s an ancient railway barge Read >>
Five Brooklyn classics will take care of that Read >>
A talk with the superb journalist and sports report who was the co-author of MASH and wrote Ernest Hemingway’s favorite fight novel Read >>
When terrorists first struck New York’s financial district Read >>
Carter, Kennedy, and Me Read >>
The author of America’s best-loved baseball book speaks of his days as a reporter, of his time (unique among sportswriters) owning a team, and of his latest subject, Jack Dempsey, whose violent career he uses to illuminate an era Read >>
A D-DAY VETERAN’S GRANDSON ATTEMPTS TO FIND THE ANSWER TO THAT MOST IMPENETRABLE QUESTION: WHAT WAS IT LIKE? Read >>
Dear John Smith Read >>
Nixon Redux; Fighting Shirley Read >>
Birth of the Yale Woman Read >>

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