FORA.tv Speaker - William Langewiesche
William Langewiesche is an American author and journalist, and was a professional airplane pilot for many years. He is currently the international editor for Vanity Fair magazine, but made his name as a national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly magazine. He has written articles covering events such as the World Trade Center cleanup, a three-part series which was published as the book American Ground. He also detailed the last flight of the shuttle Columbia.
William Langewiesche is the son of Wolfgang Langewiesche author of Stick and Rudder.
Langewiesche was a finalist for the 2004 Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage for American Ground. Unbuilding the World Trade Center and 2005 for The Outlaw Sea.
Langewiesche currently lives in France. As of Spring 2006, both he and managing editor Cullen Murphy left the Atlantic for Vanity Fair.
05.19.07 | 01:01:15 min
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