David Grann

The Heartbreaking Stories That Filled My Notebook After 9/11
August 29, 2014

David Grann reports on the families of 9/11 victims as they search for their lost loved ones.

Manhattan Dispatch: Scrapped
September 24, 2001

By the time I reached the roof of my apartment building on 21st Street, one of the towers was already gone. All you could see was a plume of smoke. An elderly tenant, who lives in the penthouse, was leaning over her railing, blinking at it. "Some fool flew right into it," she said. The doorman, Miguel, pulled out a Polaroid camera and took a snapshot. "I saw the plane come right in and hit it," he told me. "It was too low." We stood there for a while not sure what to do. More and more people came up.

To Die For
August 13, 2001

Celebrity, spectacle and violence in the Hollywood drama of Robert Blake and Bonny Lee Bakley.

The Courtship
October 16, 2000

David Grann explores Hillary Rodham Clinton's efforts to obtain the support of Orthodox church leader Dov Hikind during her senatorial bid.

Crimetown USA
July 10, 2000

David Grann reports on the small-town mafia capital in Ohio and the FBI agent that became obsessed with taking it down.

Race Against Himself
March 13, 2000

David Grann explores the psychology behind John McCain's 2000 presidential campaign.

February 21, 2000

David Grann examines George W. Bush’s scorched-earth tactics against John McCain in the 2000 South Carolina primary.

Entrenched Warfare
February 07, 2000

David Grann reports from Iowa's hinterlands.

The Hero Myth
May 24, 1999

David Grann profiles then U.S. Republican Presidential candidate, John McCain.

The Stasi and The Swan
April 19, 1999

In the spring of 1995, Jim Clark, who had spent half his life spying on others, was sure someone was spying on him. He first noticed the person when he got off the plane in Germany. Now, at the train station in Bonn, he could see the man's reflection in the ticket counter window.