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Stories Tagged "humanitarian"

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Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)
1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Iowa native, Dr. Norman Borlaug died September 12, 2009. He is best known for his research in Mexico to develop high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat that would grow in hard to grow areas of the... 15:23 Read More »

Norman Borlaug on The World Food Prize (#104)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 5:35 PM

Norman Borlaug on The World Food Prize (#104)
Dr. Norman Borlaug, an Iowa native who grew up on a farm in Cresco, dreamt of ending world hunger. In the 1940s and 50s, he developed "high-yield" agriculture, which earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. 03:34 Read More »

The World Food Prize 2007 (Full Program) (#104)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The World Food Prize 2007 (Full Program) (#104)
Full Program: The World Food Prize has been called the “Nobel Prize” for agriculture. This episode features a profile of the history of this award, and of its founder, Norman Borlaug. 27:45 Read More »

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