About the Program
A tribute to author Christopher Hitchens who died on December 15, 2011. The event, hosted by Vanity Fair magazine, includes Mr. Hitchens' family, friends, and colleagues. The numerous speakers include Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Victor Navasky, Sean Penn, Peter Hitchens, Mr. Hitchens' widow Carol Blue, Graydon Carter, and Martin Amis. The tribute takes place at the Great Hall of the Cooper Union in New York City.