Norman Borlaug

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    "The Green Giant," Norman Borlaug

    ​Newspapers 'round the country are filled this morning with obituaries, such as this one from The Washington Post, mourning Norman Borlaug, who died Saturday at the age of 95 at his Dallas home. All the obituaries more or less read the same: father of the "Green Revolution," Nobel laureate, the ma ... More >>

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    June 27, 2007

    Dallas' Other Congressional Gold Medalist

    Dr. Norman Borlaug has a Congressional Gold Medal he can now hang around his bust. Though he didn’t live to see it, golf legend Byron Nelson picked up a gold yesterday -- that is, a Congressional Gold Medal. But buried 20 paragraphs or so down in this DMN piece -- just after the Dalai Lama and the ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2003
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    December 26, 2002

    Dead Kennedy

    Plus: J.Ho, The Human Weed

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Green Giant

    Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?