The Sounding The Century Lectures - A Few Kind Words In Closing

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A Few Kind Words In Closing19991106

Patrick Wright introduces this week's lecture, `A Few Kind Words in Closing', given by writer and political analyst Christopher Hitchens in London's Purcell Room.

Hitchens, who has won an international reputation for his outspoken and controversial books and journalism, attacks religious belief, applauds advances in scientific knowledge as a force for globalisation and looks forward to the influence of a vast growing system of informal self-managed communications.