American Futures: Take Off With James and Deborah Fallows

Two longtime Atlantic writers hit the runway in their Cirrus plane. 

Traveling cross country in a small plane, James and Deborah Fallows are reporting on a side of small-town America that you wouldn't normally discover on a road trip. They began their journey two weeks ago at Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and the Atlantic Video crew was there to see them off. Since then they've been flying from one town to the next, taking tips from readers and reporting along the way. For more on the American Futures project, check out this introduction from James Fallows, and don't miss his full post about this video

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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