Logan Nonfiction Alumni Continue Collaboration in New York Times Piece


Three alumni members of our Logan Nonfiction program have continued their collaboration on a piece for The New York Times, published earlier this month. Natalie Lampert wrote the article with reporting assistance from Dana Thomas and photography by Elena Horn

By Natalie LampertThe New York Times– February 14, 2019

On Saturday evening, a small group of German coal miners — in full gear, from headlamps to black boots — marched into Times Square to sing a song. The men’s coal-streaked faces were somber as they clutched their dust-smeared white overalls and sang the “Steigerlied,” the traditional miner’s song with origins in the 16th century, to a small, somewhat confused crowd of onlookers.

Was it a protest? A political demonstration? A happening?

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