TITLE

Helping hands made difference in Nobel Prize winner's life

AUTHOR(S)
Laws, Forrest
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;11/19/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
An obituary for Nobel Peace Prize recipient and scientist Norman E. Borlaug is presented.
ACCESSION #
45666528

 

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