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Chris Hedges

AKA Christopher Lynn Hedges

Born: 18-Sep-1956
Birthplace: St. Johnsbury, VT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning

Father: Thomas Hedges
Wife: Kim (div., one son, one daughter)
Son: Thomas
Daughter: Noëlle
Wife: Eunice Wong (actress, one son)
Son: Konrad

    High School: Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT (1975)
    University: BA Literature, Colgate University (1979)
    Theological: MDiv, Harvard Divinity School (1983)
    Teacher: Columbia University
    Professor: Adjunct Professor, New York University
    Teacher: Princeton University
    Teacher: University of Toronto
    Fellow: Nieman Fellow, Harvard University (1998-99)

    The New York Times Foreign Correspondent (1990-2005)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Nation Institute Senior Fellow
    Civil Disobedience 4-Nov-2011 (arrested, Occupy Wall Street)
    Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting (2002, shared)

    The Big Fix (19-Jun-2012) · Himself

Author of books:
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2002)
What Every Person Should Know About War (2003)
Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America (2005)
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (2006)
I Don't Believe in Atheists (2008)
Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians (2008, with Laila Al-Arian)
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009)
Death of the Liberal Class (2010)
The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress (2011, columns)
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt (2012, graphic novel, with Joe Sacco)

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