Norman Borlaug: Greatest Living American?

Gregg Easterbrook of The Huffington Post writes that the “greatest living American” was all but ignored by the mainstream press when he was recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, America’s highest civilian award. I’ll admit that I had no idea who Norman Borlaug was before I read more about him, and it’s quite a pity that more people don’t know about this Nobel Peace Prize Winner, one of only two living American-born laureates.

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