Essays, Articles, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In North Dakota, Boom, Bust and Oil.

The New York Times. August 6, 2015

 

 

Christmas Behind Bars.

The Atlantic. December, 2014

 

 

In France, Vestiges of the Great War's Bloody End.

The New York Times. December 28, 2014

 

 

Where Americans Turned the Tide in World War I.

The New York Times. October 26, 2014

 

 

In France, Artifacts of America's Role in World War I.

The New York Times. September 21, 2014

 

 

100 Years of Gratitude.

The New York Times. August 24, 2014

 

 

Why Don't Americans Remember the War?

The Atlantic: Special World War I Commemorative Issue. Summer, 2014

 

 

The World War I Veteran Who Wasn't.

The Daily Beast. May 26, 2013.

 

 

Memorials to a Forgotten World War. 

The New Yorker. May 25, 2013

 

 

The Last of the World War I Vets Speak. Slate.

​May 23, 2013

 

 

The Last Doughboy's Final Fight. Parade Magazine.

May 30, 2010

 

 

Yard Sale! AARP the Magazine.

July/August, 2009

 

 

Commentary: December to January.

North Country Public Radio.

January 8, 2009

 

 

Are You My Cousin? AARP the Magazine.

December, 2008

 

 

The Last Doughboy of World War I. 

Smithsonian. October, 2008

 

 

Amass Appeal. AARP the Magazine.

March/April, 2008

 

 

Commentary: Celebrating the Spirit of the Season.

North Country Public Radio.

December 23, 2008

 

 

Over There -- And Gone Forever. The New York Times.

November 12, 2007.

 

 

Not Far From Forsaken. The New York Times Magazine.

​April 9, 2006.

 

 

The Ghosts of Emmett Till. The New York Times Magazine.

​July 31, 2005

 

 

The Gene Pull. AARP the Magazine.

March/April, 2005

 

 

The Colfax Riot. The Atlantic Monthly.

July/August, 2003

 

 

The Land of Lost Luggage. The Atlantic Monthly.

June, 2002

 

 

Astronaut Laundry. The Atlantic Monthly.

December, 2001

 

 

Centennial of an Assassination.

The Atlantic Monthly. October, 2001

 

 

Lost and Found. The Atlantic Monthly. May, 2001

 

 

The Lost Islands. The Atlantic Monthly.

February, 2001

 

 

Flotsam. The Atlantic Monthly. July, 2000

 

 

Should the Mississippi Files Have Been Re-Opened?

The New York Times Magazine.

​August 30, 1998

 

 

It's Radi-O! The Atlantic Monthly. January, 1998

 

 

But Not Least. The Atlantic Monthly.

​December, 1997

 

 

Thank You For Not Talking Loudly (In Inwood).

New York Magazine.

​August 4, 1997

 

 

The Mall of Fame. The Atlantic Monthly. July, 1997

 

 

For a Pushcart Poet, Downtown is Getting Verse and Verse.​

New York Magazine. April 28, 1997

 

 

Broadway Party Line, Local and Long-Distance.

New York Magazine. March 31, 1997

 

 

Football Season. Virginia Quarterly Review.

Winter, 1997

 

 

​​Welcome to Our Tomb. The Atlantic Monthly.

July, 1996

 

 

Decoys. The Antioch Review. Autumn, 1996

 

 

N.Y. Snow-How. The New Yorker. January 22, 1996

 

 

A Broker's Pawns. The New Yorker. October 16, 1995.

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