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 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
Delivering top-quality TV news and current affairs programming is expensive and complex, and today news producers faced... See more
Big Ideas from the opening session of the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival. See more
Conversations with various speakers, including Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo, and House... See more
Jane Harman, Mike McConnell, Elliot Gerson and James Fallows. See more

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