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Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Eric Hitchens was an Anglo-American author, columnist, essayist, orator, religious and literary critic, social critic, and journalist. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of over 30 books, including five collections of essays, on politics, literature and religion. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Christopher Hitchens has 99 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Call-In as a Columnist for the Nation, The. The year with the most videos was 2005 with eight videos as a Contributing Editor for the Vanity Fair. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 21,383 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (22), Peter Hitchens (5), Connie Doebele (4). Most common tags: Arts & Literature, Journalism, Religious Issues.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2007 - Present Contributing Editor, [Atlantic, The] Videos: 8 c. December 11, 1996 - Present Contributing Editor, [Vanity Fair] Videos: 10 c. January 1, 2001 - Present Columnist, [Vanity Fair] Videos: 14 c. January 21, 2000 - Present Columnist, [Harper's Magazine] Videos: 20


Columnist, [Nation, The] c. November 7, 1983 - c. October 1, 2002 Videos: 40 Editor, [Vanity Fair] c. July 4, 1996 - c. December 11, 1996 Videos: 2 Columnist, Washington Office, [Vanity Fair] c. June 19, 1993 - c. March 29, 1994 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Q&A with Christopher Hitchens

    Q&A with Christopher Hitchens

    Christopher Hitchens was interviewed in his home about his life and work following a diagnosis of esophageal cancer. He…

  • Does Atheism Poison Everything?

    Does Atheism Poison Everything?

    A debate was held on atheism with Christopher Hitchens, author of God Is Not Great, and David Berlinski, author of The Devil’s Delusion.…

  • Summer Reading with Christopher Hitchens

    Summer Reading with Christopher Hitchens

    Christopher Hitchens answered the question “What are you reading?” He mentioned Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal…

  • Book and Author Luncheon

    Book and Author Luncheon

    From Book Expo America at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, a panel of authors discussed their upcoming…

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