Q&A with Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens talked about his career as a writer and social critic, as well as his views on religion, politics, international… read more

Christopher Hitchens talked about his career as a writer and social critic, as well as his views on religion, politics, international affairs, and journalism. He is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and the Atlantic Monthly. He also writes for Slate. He is the author of many books, including For the Sake of Argument, No One Left to Lie To, The Trial of Henry Kissinger, and Letters to a Young Contrarian. His current paperback, God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything was a New York Times Bestseller and a finalist for The National Book Award. From 1982 to 2002, he wrote a bi-weekly column for The Nation. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, the New School of Social Research, and the University of Pittsburgh. Christopher Hitchens was born in England and became a U.S. citizen in 2007. close

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Q&A with Christopher Hitchens

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Apr 26, 2009
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Apr 27, 2009

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  • Apr 26, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 2009 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 27, 2009 | 5:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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