Wed, May 16, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
James Fallows: 'China Airborne'Download audio (MP3)
Last year, the Chinese government rolled out an ambitious five-year plan to spend $250 billion to develop the next phase of its aviation infrastructure. Already, most of the world's airport construction is taking place in China. In his newest book "China Airborne," journalist James Fallows chronicles the country's efforts to become the leading producer and user of commercial planes. What could China's aerospace expansion mean for the U.S. and the rest of the world?
Host: Michael Krasny
- James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic and the author of many books, including "Postcards from Tomorrow Square: Reports from China"
- About the book "China Airborne" : at IndieBound.org