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Christopher Hitchens to Appear at TAM3

Friday, January 14th, 2005
in the afternoon

James “The Amazing” Randi has just announced an incredible (of course) addition to The Amazing Meeting 3 on January 13-16 in Las Vegas. Christopher Hitchens has been added to the lineup! Hitchens is the author of Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice, a devistating expose of the saint-in-waiting. He’s also taken on Queen Elizabeth and numerous other public figures. He will be speaking Friday, January 14th in the afternoon.

On a related note, JREF also announced they had surpassed the 400 mark in registrations, which means TAM-cubed will be considerably bigger than last year’s event.

reservations

Reservations and information can be had at http://www.randi.org/tam3/index.html. If you’ve always wanted to rub elbows with fellow skeptics, this is one of the best places to do it. TAM is presented in association with the Skeptics Society, and we’ll be there with intriguing literature and items of all descriptions.

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