American Experience

Norman Borlaug

Clip: Season 32 Episode 3 | 1m 4s

An American agricultural scientist from Iowa, Norman Borlaug bred climate agnostic wheat strains that resisted disease. He was dubbed the “Father of the Green Revolution” and in 1970 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Aired: 04/21/20

Rating: NR

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