PANOPLIES: Caloric Crusader

Among the candidates proposed for the 1949 Nobel Peace Prize last spring were Columnists Drew Pearson and Eleanor Roosevelt, Argentine President Peron (with wife Eva) and Britain's Lord Boyd Orr, former head of U.N.'s Food and

Agriculture Organization and a life-long crusader to bring more and better food to more people. Last week in Oslo the Norwegian Parliament's Nobel Prize committee announced the winner: Crusader Orr.

The son of a poor Scottish family who worked his way through Glasgow University, Orr started as a theological student but got interested in the new dogma of Darwinism instead. Soon Orr became convinced that...

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