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Jack Hitt

Jack Hitt is an American author. He is a contributing editor to 'The New York Times Magazine', 'Harper's', and 'This American Life' and has also written for the now-defunct magazine 'Lingua Franca'. He frequently appears in places like 'Rolling Stone', 'Wired', and 'Outside Magazine'. In 1990, he received the Livingston Award for national coverage. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jack Hitt has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum as an Associate Editor. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 549 views per program as a Contributing Editor for the New York Times Magazine. Most appearances with R. Harrison Hickman (2), Lesley Stahl (2), Raymond D. Strother (2). Most common tag: Science & Technology.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2016 - Present Contributing Writer, [Smithsonian] Magazine Videos: 1 c. August 7, 2001 - Present Contributing Editor, [New York Times Magazine] Videos: 1 c. September 3, 1987 - Present Contributing Editor, [Harper's Magazine] Videos: 1 Associate Editor, [Harper's Magazine] Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Jack Hitt on Flying Cars

    Jack Hitt on Flying Cars

    Jack Hitt talked about recent advances in technology that could lead to the development of flying cars.

  • <em>Bunch of Amateurs</em>

    Bunch of Amateurs

    Jack Hitt recounts America’s many amateur inventors and tinkerers, from Benjamin Franklin’s experiments with electricity to Mark…

  • Open Phones

    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for audience comments. Mr. Vitale and Mr. Hitt participated by telephone.

  • The Campaign Strategy Game
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