Christopher Hitchens: 1949-2011
Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Tinker Tailor Soldier Fry Edition
Listen to Slate's show about Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, vocal fry, and the legacy of Christopher Hitchens.
Letters: Christopher Hitchens; Homemade Marshmallows
Lynn Neary and Robert Siegel read emails from listeners.
Christopher Hitchens' Legacy Of Defying Labels
Writers and thinkers are fixed with labels these days so that people can order up opinions like flavors in an ice cream shop. But you couldn't fix a label on Christopher Hitchens; that's why he was worth reading and hearing.
Leaving Iraq: Better or Worse Off?
As the US pulls out, what's our legacy in Iraq? On Capitol Hill, the parties switch sides over a tax break. Iconoclast Christopher Hitchens, loses his fight with cancer.
Audio highlight of Michael's interview with Chris Hitchens some years...
Michael's previous interview with Chris Hitchens on why he became an American citizen.
RTE's Pat Kenny interviews Christopher Hitchens in June 2010
A self-styled contrarian, he was best known for a series of books questioning public figures including Bill Clinton, Mother Theresa, and the former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. (RTE)
Writer Christopher Hitchens Dies At 62
The influential writer and cultural critic Christopher Hitchens died on Thursday at the age of 62 from complications of cancer of the esophagus. Hitchens confronted his disease in part by writing, bringing the same unsparing insight to his mortality...
Hitchens Brothers Agree To Disagree Over God
Journalist Christopher Hitchens is one of the world's most famous atheists. His brother, Peter, insists that a civilized world must believe in God. (NPR)
Christopher Hitchens' Unusual And Radical Life
Essayist Christopher Hitchens has led a colorful life, from the tragic death of his mother, his days at Oxford and an infamous encounter with Margaret Thatcher. (NPR)
A 'Collision' Of Beliefs: Atheist Vs. Theologian
Last fall, journalist, literary critic and proud atheist Christopher Hitchens went on a debating tour with Pastor Douglas Wilson. The topic: "Is Christianity good for the world?" (NPR)
NYT: TimesTalks with Noah Feldman, Christopher Hitchens and Mark Lilla
The New York Times's James Traub talks with Noah Feldman, Christopher Hitchens and Mark Lilla. (New York Times)
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