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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:

Author of the non-fiction book, "No One Left To Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton." See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Quoting Folke Greville] Oh, wearisome condition of humanity! Born under one law, to another bound; vainly begot and yet forbidden vanity; created sick, commanded to be sound. See more »

Trivia:

His family sent him to private schools in Tavistock in Tavistock, Devon, England and Cambridge School in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He graduated from Balliol College at Oxford University in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England in 1970. 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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