Jack Beatty

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Jack J. Beatty (born May 15, 1945)[1] is a writer, senior editor of The Atlantic,[2] and news analyst for On Point, the national NPR news program.

Born and raised in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Beatty attended Boston Latin School, Boston State College, and the University of Massachusetts Boston. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire.[1][3]



  • Beatty, Jack (August 1996). "A race too far?". Politics. The Atlantic Monthly. 278 (2): 21–25.[5]
  • — (2000). The rascal king. Da Capo Press.
  • Jack Beatty, ed. (2001). Colossus: how the corporation changed America. Broadway Books. ISBN 978-0-7679-0352-3.
  • "A Miserable Failure", The Atlantic, September 24, 2003
  • Age of Betrayal: The Triumph of Money in America, 1865-1900. Random House, Inc. 2008. ISBN 978-1-4000-3242-6.
  • Jack Beatty, ed. (2004). Pols: great writers on American politicians from Bryan to Reagan. PublicAffairs. ISBN 978-1-58648-015-8.
  • Jack Beatty, Peter Ferdinand Drucker (1998). The world according to Peter Drucker. Free Press. ISBN 978-0-684-83801-4.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  • The lost history of 1914 : how the Great War was not inevitable. London ; Berlin [u.a.] : Bloomsbury, 2012, ISBN 978-1-408-82796-3.


  1. ^ a b "Beatty, Jack 1945–". Contemporary Authors. Gale Group. 2009. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/about/people/jbbio.htm
  3. ^ University of Massachusetts Boston Commencement 1994 (PDF), University of Massachusetts Boston, 1994, p. 2
  4. ^ https://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/jack-j-beatty/
  5. ^ Wlliam Weld runs against John Kerry in 1996 U.S. Senate election.

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