Nathan Ward

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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.

Articles by this Contributor

October 1999

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

July/August 2000

Carter, Kennedy, and Me

November/December 2001

When terrorists first struck New York’s financial district

August/September 2004

A talk with the superb journalist and sports report who was the co-author of MASH and wrote Ernest Hemingway’s favorite fight novel

August/September 2005

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

August/September 2005

There’s no place like home—especially if it’s an ancient railway barge

August/September 2005

Five Brooklyn classics will take care of that

October 2006

One of the half-dozen most famous Americans of the twentieth century steps into full daylight