In-house news: I mentioned yesterday that I had enjoyed talking with Charlie Rose earlier this week, despite the intimidating effects of having the taping just before and just after his sessions with actual movie stars. (Including the Prometheus ones...! ) The resulting show, which ran last night, is here, for the record.
Also, for the record, I'm grateful for a nice review by Greg Waldron on the Flight Global site. That is all.
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is a national correspondent for The Atlantic
and has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Carter's chief speechwriter. He and his wife, Deborah Fallows, are the authors of the new book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America,
which has been a New York Times
best seller and is the basis of a forthcoming HBO documentary.