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

To what degree is China Communist? Capitalist? Still Confucian? What are the divides between urban and rural China?... See more
India and China are the World's most populous countries-and their economies are growing faster than any major economy... See more
Award-winning Atlantic editor James Fallows and Asian history and culture expert Orville Schell discuss Fallows' first... See more
Special Guest Speaker Bill Clinton is interviewed by James Fallows. See more
The Global Threat of Terror — a larger perspective and an historical context. Panel includes Sir Richard Dearlove.  See more
Technology continues to drive the pace of globalization. Just as farming gave way to manufacturing in the first... See more

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