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  • QA with Christopher Hitchens
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    Q&A with Christopher Hitchens

    Christopher Hitchens was interviewed in his home about his life and work following a diagnosis of esophageal cancer. He authored over a dozen books including his recent memoir, Hitch-22. Other…

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    Why Read?

    Professor Edmundson talks about his book Why Read?, published by Bloomsbury USA. The book is on the relationship between a liberal arts education and literature. The author writes that…

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  • After Words with George Packer
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    After Words with George Packer

    George Packer and Christopher Hitchens talked about George Orwell and his work. Mr. Packer selected the pieces that appear in two recently published volumes of George Orwell’s work: Facing…

    2,664 views
  • Lost and Stolen Art
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    Lost and Stolen Art

    Christopher Hitchens, Sharon Waxman, and James Cuno participated in a panel discussion on lost and stolen art of ancient civilizations. Topics included where artifacts come from, where they ended…

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  • QA with Christopher Hitchens
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    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 affairs, and journalism. He is a contributing editor to…

    25,023 views
  • Pop Culture Politics
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    Pop Culture Politics

    Panelists talked about the “pop culture phenomenom” of 2008 election. Topics included why satirical Daily Show-type shows and Web sites have become politically influential, using celebrities to pull voters into…

    1,568 views
  • BookTV In Depth Vignettes
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    BookTV In Depth Vignettes

    In Depth focused on the lives and writings of numerous authors. Authors included Shelby Foote, Ray Kurzweil, Taylor Branch, John Hope Franklin, David Lewis, Shelby Steele, Harold Holzer, Nell…

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    The American Idea

    Contributors to the Atlantic Monthly celebrated the 150th anniversary of the magazine with selected readings from an edited anthology, The American Idea: The Best of The Atlantic Monthly,…

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