Updated: Jan. 14, 2012; added full debate
Though he gives credit to Christopher Hitchens’ exceptional talent, Chris Hedges remembers the newly departed writer differently from the way others might in this clip from CBC Radio. In an unflinching appraisal, Hedges recalls what Hitchens got wrong about religion, his biggest intellectual failing and what it was like to engage him in a debate.
Click here to listen to Friday’s interview on CBC and take a look at the debate Hedges talks about in the YouTube video below.
KPFAradio on Jun 6, 2007
In the first of a series of KPFA debates, Christopher Hitchens, author of “God is Not Great”, and Chris Hedges, author of “American Fascists” debate the world’s most divisive issue – religion, moderated by KPFA’s Sasha Lilley. (This is a higher quality version of our original upload of this clip.)
Christopher Hitchens & Chris Hedges Debate Moderated by Sasha Lilley (clip)
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Chris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.
[DS added the videos.]
Christopher Hitchens Vs. Chris Hedges on Religion
TheStevenBlue on Aug 20, 2011
This debate between author and commentator Christopher Hitchens and journalist Chris Hedges focuses on religion, and was entitled “Is God Great?” It took place in Berkeley, California on May 24, 2007.
Christopher Hitchens Vs. Chris Hedges FULL plus FISH
ChristopherHitchslap on Jan 6, 2012
THE FISH ARE JUST EYE CANDY!! The debate is audio only so I figured you can watch the fish.
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