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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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 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)
 1989 Frontiers (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cyprus: Stranded in Time (1989) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Author of the non-fiction book, "Prepared for the Worst." 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:

Survivors from North Korea were not keen to hear about a new Saviour, it was all too familiar. See more »

Trivia:

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