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Christopher Hitchens in pictures

A selection of videos of the late writer.

Following George Eaton's moving tribute to Christopher Hitchens, here are five videos of the author, critic and journalist discussing torture, religion and the disease that claimed his life.

Hitchens smoking and drinking in 2006 talking about Mother Teresa:

Given his support for the invasion of Iraq, Hitchens is asked whether he still considers himself a leftist:

The Hitchens brothers face off. Christopher and Peter Hitchens debate whether civilisation can survive without God:

Hitchens submits himself to waterboarding in an effort to understand the human cost of America's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" at Guantánamo and elsewhere:

Hitchens talks to Anderson Cooper about discovering he had cancer: