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James Fallows

James FallowsAKA James Mackenzie Fallows

Born: 2-Aug-1949
Birthplace: Redlands, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Atlantic Monthly

Chief speechwriter for Jimmy Carter, 1977-79.

Father: James Albert Fallows
Mother: Jean Mackenzie
Wife: Deborah Jean Zerad (m. 22-Jun-1971, two sons)
Son: Thomas Mackenzie Fallows
Son: Tad Andrew Fallows

    High School: Redlands High School, Redlands, CA
    University: Harvard University (1970, magna cum laude)
    University: Oxford University (1970-72)

    Atlantic Monthly National Correspondent
    US News and World Report Editor (1996-97)
    Atlantic Monthly Washington Editor (1979-96)
    White House Speechwriter Chief Speechwriter (1977-79)
    The Washington Monthly Writer and Editor (1972-74)
    American Book Award for National Defense
    Rhodes Scholarship (1970-72)
    New America Foundation Chairman (1998-present)
    Microsoft Software Designer (1999, six months)
    The Harvard Crimson
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam

    No End in Sight (22-Jan-2007) · Himself

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Author of books:
Water Lords (1971)
Who Runs Congress? (1972, nonfiction, with Mark Green and David Zwick)
National Defense (1981)
More Like Us (1989)
Looking at the Sun (1994)
Breaking the News (1996)
Free Flight: Inventing the Future of Travel (2001)

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