Bob Dylan and his uneasy Nobel predecessors
Nicolaus Mills is chair of the literature department at Sarah Lawrence College and author of Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America's Coming of Age as a Superpower. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) "A writer should ...
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos
The late Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel left the bulk of his fortune to create the Nobel Prizes to honor work in five areas, including peace. In his 1895 will, he said one part was dedicated to that person "who shall have done the most or the best ...
Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners
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1941: prize not handed out. 1940: prize not handed out. 1939: prize not handed out. 1938: Nansen International Office for Refugees. 1937: Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (Britain). 1936: Carlos Saavedra Lamas (Argentina). 1935: Carl von Ossietzky (Germany).
'Troubled individual:' Mother Teresa no saint to her critics
(CNN) When Pope Francis canonizes the late Mother Teresa at the Vatican on September 4th, she will officially be recognized as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. For her followers, the title is a mere formality. They believe the world renowned ...