March 24, 2021: Moving Forward with a Divided Electorate


Featuring James Fallows

Note:  James and Deborah Fallows’ book “Our Towns” is soon to become a documentary.  See trailer here.

Our new president faces a divided electorate half of whom continue to believe his election was not legitimate.  Meanwhile he must meet the challenges posed by a struggling economy, climate change too long ignored, failing infrastructure, an awakening to the lack of racial justice and equity—all made worse by the scourge of a pandemic.  Our speaker will help us understand the challenges and possibilities ahead,

James Fallows has been a national correspondent for The Atlantic for more than thirty-five years, reporting from China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Europe, and across the United States. He is the author of eleven previous books. His work has also appeared in many other magazines and as public-radio commentaries since the 1980s. He has won a National Book Award and a National Magazine Award. For two years he was President Jimmy Carter’s chief speechwriter.