Chris Hedges
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Chris Hedges

Christopher Lynn Hedges is an American journalist and Presbyterian minister. Hedges is known as the author of 'War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning' —a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction—'Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle' , 'Death of the Liberal Class' , 'The New York Times' best seller, written with cartoonist Joe Sacco, 'Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt ' , and his most recent 'Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt' . Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Chris Hedges has 30 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Call-In as a Correspondent for the Foreign Affairs of the New York Times. The year with the most videos was 2008 with five videos as a Senior Fellow for the Nation Institute. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 10,377 views per program. Most appearances with Peter Slen (2), Charles Chapman (2), Laura Flanders (2). Most common tags: Religious Issues, Culture, Journalism.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Columnist, Truthdig Videos: 4 c. January 1, 2006 - Present Senior Fellow, Nation Institute Videos: 16 c. January 1, 1990 - Present Correspondent, Foreign Affairs, [New York Times] Videos: 4


Distinguished Fellow, American Studies, Princeton University c. January 1, 2006 - c. June 1, 2006 Videos: 1 Professor, Journalism, Princeton University c. January 1, 2003 - c. December 31, 2004 Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • 2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary

    2016 Left Forum Opening Plenary

    Tariq Ali, author of The Extreme Centre, Medea Benjamin, author of Drone Warfare, and Chris Hedges, author of Wages of…

  • <em>Snowden</em>


    Ted Rall talked about his book, Snowden, about National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden and the documents that…

  • Open Phones with Chris Hedges

    Open Phones with Chris Hedges

    Chris Hedges talked about his book Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt, in which he discusses the causes of…

  • <em>Wages of Rebellion</em>

    Wages of Rebellion

    Chris Hedges talked about his book Wages of Rebellion, in which he looks at stories of rebels from around the world and…

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