James Fallows

National Correspondent, The Atlantic

James Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic, which he has written for since the late 1970s. He and his wife Deb recently completed a book about civic resilience across the country that they reported on in The Atlantic’s “American Futures” series. Fallows previously reported extensively from abroad and was President Carter’s chief speechwriter. His ten books include Blind into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow Square, Breaking the News, and China Airborne. He has won the National Magazine Award, American Book Award, and a New York Emmy for a documentary series on China. He is becoming The Atlantic’s first international bureau chief in London this fall.

Videos/Audio of James Fallows

For the past year, Deborah and James Fallows have been flying their propeller airplane across the country, visiting... See more
Every Year a Story: The Generation that Rocked the Nation See more
Featuring:A Synthesis of the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival by Jim and Deb Fallows.A Conversation with David Brooks and Tom... See more
An Afternoon of Conversation at the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival with Henry 'Hank' Paulson, Jr., former Secretary of the... See more
For decades, liberal democracy has been extolled as the best system of governance to have emerged out of the long... See more
Few people appreciate just how badly our society will suffer under likely climate change. We are on the verge of... See more

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