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  • ** FILE ** Essayist Christopher Hitchens speaks during a debate on Iraq and the foreign policies of the United States and Britain, in this Sept. 14, 2005, file photo taken in New York. Vanity Fair reports Hitchens died on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Chad Rachman)

    Christopher Hitchens, militant pundit, dies at 62

    Christopher Hitchens, a D.C.-based author, essayist and polemicist who waged verbal and occasional physical battle on behalf of causes left and right, died Thursday night at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston of pneumonia, a complication of his esophageal cancer, according to a statement from Vanity Fair magazine. He was 62.


  • Christopher Hitchens, militant pundit, dies at 62

    Cancer weakened but did not soften Christopher Hitchens. He did not repent or forgive or ask for pity. As if granted diplomatic immunity, his mind's eye looked plainly upon the attack and counterattack of disease and treatments that robbed him of his hair, his stamina, his speaking voice and eventually his life.


  • Former Hollywood super-agent Mengers dies

    Sue Mengers, a former Hollywood super-agent whose clients included Barbra Streisand, Cher, Michael Caine and Joan Collins, has died. Mengers claimed to be 78, though some sources listed her age as 81.


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