Christopher Hitchens: Poetry Readings For Children





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Published on Jul 15, 2012

Selections from works by Ogden Nash, Alfred Tennyson, Rudyard Kipling, Shel Silverstein, Mattie Stepanek, Joseph Bottum, and others were read in front of an invited audience. Joseph Bottum was book and arts editor at the Weekly Standard and scheduled to become the editor of the journal First Things. He was the author of The Fall and Other Poems. William Kristol was editor of the Weekly Standard and is the co-author of The War over Iraq. Dana Gioia assumed the role of NEA chairman in 2003. He has authored and edited several books, including Can Poetry Matter? and Interrogations at Noon. Christopher Hitchens' latest books were Love, Poverty, and War, Blood, Class and Empire, and Why Orwell Matters. Tim Kelleher has appeared in over two dozen movies, including Matchstick Men and Thirteen Days. Mary Eberstadt, consulting editor at Policy Review and a researcher at the Hoover Institution, was the author of Home-Alone America: The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs and Other Parent Substitutes.

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