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James M. Fallows Papers


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Fallows, James M.

James M. Fallows (1949- ) is a political journalist and cultural commentator who has held editorial positions at the Atlantic Monthly, Washington Monthly, and U.S. News & World Report and worked as a commentator for National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." Fallows also served as chief speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter from 1976 to 1978.

Fallows's papers document his service as chief speechwriter for Carter and are predominantly composed of drafts of speeches for Carter and related memoranda. Also included are newspaper clippings about Carter's presidency, materials related to Carter's trips abroad, and copies of articles by Fallows about United States politics.

Gift of James Fallows in 2005. The accession number associated with this gift is ML.2005.004.

This collection was processed by Lynn Durgin in July 8, 2008.

No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Collection Inventory

James M. Fallows Papers, 1976-1978. 18 boxes.
Physical Description

18 boxes

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