- Congressional Gold Medal award goes to Dr.Norman Borlaug
CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL awarded to DR. NORMAN BORLAUG
“Dr. Borlaug is a true American hero and it is fitting that Congress honors this man who has done so much to alleviate hunger and human suffering, improve the quality of life around the globe and promote understanding and peace among all of the world’s people.”
“Dr. Borlaug has saved more lives than any other person who has ever lived, and likely has saved more lives in the Islamic world than any other human being in history”.
“Due to a lifetime of work that has led to the saving and preservation of an untold amount of lives, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug is deserving of America’s highest civilian award: the CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL”.
(Excerpts,“Congressional Record-Senate”, page S 10343, Sept.27, 2006)