This week in history: Nobelist Emily Greene Balch, founder of WILPF
Her co-winner John Raleigh Mott was invited to Harry S Truman's White House, and she was not. Balch donated her share of the Nobel Peace Prize money to WILPF, which continues its activities in 37 countries. The name of Emily Greene Balch may not now ...
Colombian President accepts Nobel Peace Prize for deal with FARC
(CNN) Half his country may not support his efforts at peace, but Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos now has a Nobel Peace Prize for pursuing a deal to end the longest-running war in the Americas. Santos accepted his award Saturday after brokering a ...
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 ...
FACTS: Full list of Nobel Peace Prize recipients
The Local Norway
1949: Lord (John) Boyd Orr of Brechin (Britain). 1948: prize not handed out. 1947: Friends Service Council (The Quakers), American Friends Service. Committee (The Quakers). 1946: Emily Greene Balch (US), John Raleigh Mott (US). 1945: Cordell Hull (US).