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 Hell's Angel (TV Special documentary)
 1989 Frontiers (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cyprus: Stranded in Time (1989) ... (writer)
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Author of the non-fiction book, "The Trials of Henry Kissinger." 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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Personal Quote:

He said that I was "in danger of becoming a Pamphleteer", which taught me something important: there was a word for it! See more »

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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 »

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Hitch See more »

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