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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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 2017 On an Electric Night (Short) (quotation)
 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)
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Author of the non-fiction book, "The Trials of Henry Kissinger." See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Name me an ethical statement made or an action performed by a believer that could not have been made or performed by a non-believer. See more »

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At the suggestion of his boss, "Vanity Fair" editor Graydon Carter, Hitchens agreed to undergo the controversial "waterboarding" interrogation procedure for purposes of hands-on research for the magazine. Even though Hitchens was professionally supervised throughout the session and could stop the procedure at any time, he lasted less than 20 seconds before giving the hand-signal to terminate the ... See more »

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Deep, smooth voice See more »

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The Sexist but Charming Christopher Hitchens See more »

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Aries

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