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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, "No One Left To Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton." See more »

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on the fatwa placed on Salman Rushdie because of his novel 'Satanic Verses'] He made, I will always feel, the ideal protagonist for this drama. If literature and the ironic mind are to be defended to the death, then it is as well to have a superbly literate and ironic individual as the case in point. See more »

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Older brother of Peter Hitchens. 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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