Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011)


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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 Without Walls (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1989 Frontiers (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
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He wrote the weekly column, "Minority Report," for "The Nation" (1981-2003); He also wrote reviews and essays for The Atlantic Magazine and as a Carte-Blanche columnist for Vanity Fair magazine. See more »

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

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Carol Blue  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »
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[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 »

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Babysat actress Olivia Wilde when she was a child. See more »

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Sarcastic sense of humor See more »

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Hitch See more »

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