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Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011)


Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) was a British-American author, journalist, and literary critic. He was a columnist at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Nation, Slate, and Free Inquiry. Hitchens is known for his atheism and anti-theism and was a firm believer in the Enlightenment values of secularism, humanism, and reason. Hitchens ... See full bio »

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(age 62) in Houston, Texas, USA

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 2004 Texas: America Supersized (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Documentary) (book "The Trial of Henry Kissinger")
 1994 Hell's Angel (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Columnist for "The Nation." See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Gore Vidal decided early on to become a European cosmopolitan rather than an "all-American" writer like Norman. So he is almost Jamesian in his fascination with English social niceties.' See more »

Trivia:

He was summoned to Athens, Greece in 1973 when his mother who left his father had committed suicide with her male partner. In 1987, he learned this mother was Jewish which she concealed from her husband and family. See more »

Trademark:

Sarcastic sense of humor See more »

Nickname:

Hitch

Star Sign:

Aries

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