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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 »

Died:

(age 62) in Houston, Texas, USA

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 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:

Author of the non-fiction book, "The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice." See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Writing is what's important to me, and anything that helps me do that--or enhances and prolongs and deepens and sometimes intensifies argument and conversation--is worth it to me. Impossible for me to imagine having my life without go to those parties, without having those late nights, without that second bottle. See more »

Trivia:

His writing took him to Northern Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal, Spain and Argentina in the 1970s reporting for The Nation, The New Statesman, and other British publications. See more »

Trademark:

Defeating debate opponents with especially good points, known by fans as a "Hitchslap" See more »

Nickname:

Hitch

Star Sign:

Aries

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