Global Politics

Norman Borlaug's life and legacy

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of the late Norman Borlaug. Borlaug was an agricultural scientist whose work developing high-yield crops helped prevent famine in the developing world. That earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.

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