File photo of Author Christopher Hitchens debating British parliament member George Galloway in New York

 
File photo of Author Christopher Hitchens debating British parliament member George Galloway in New York
Author Christopher Hitchens debates with British parliament member George Galloway (not pictured) in New York in this September 14, 2005 file photo. Hitchens, 62, died of complications from esophageal cancer on December 15, 2011, Vanity Fair magazine reported. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: OBITUARY HEADSHOT)